Police Identify Missing Kids Whose Bodies May Have Been Discovered in California Storage Unit
Autopsy results are still pending on the remains recovered in Redding on Friday
Police have released the names of the two missing children they suspect are the brother and sister whose remains were recovered Friday from a rented storage unit in Redding, California, on Friday evening.
In a statement obtained by PEOPLE, authorities claim that the missing kids – 3-year-old Delylah Tara and her 6-year-old brother, Shaun Tara – were under the care of aunt Tami Joy Huntsman. Huntsman was charged with child abuse and torture Friday evening along with her 17-year-old boyfriend, Gonzalo Curiel.
It is not yet known if Delylah and Shaun are, in fact, the two children whose bodies were found stuffed into a storage bin on Friday. But authorities say Huntsman and Curiel are considered suspects in the deaths of the unidentified children.
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Police allegedly discovered the bodies of the children while investigating the near-fatal beating of a 9-year-old girl who is believed to be their older sister.
Huntsman and Curiel are each being held in the Plumas County Jail on $1 million bail.
Police have yet to disclose how the two children were killed.