Heather Jensen arrested in deaths of two children left in up to 145 degree heat


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This shot of Heather, left, is from an old MySpace page.
In a subsequent interview with Sheriff's Department reps, Heather said she'd arranged to meet a male friend at Powderhorn. After the kids played in the snow, she returned them to their car seats, started up the engine and then joined the friend in his truck, parked next to the 4Runner. She admitted she stayed there for more than an hour, not the ten minutes she'd earlier estimated, before getting back into her own vehicle and learning what had happened to the boys in the interim.

The sheriff's department subsequently impounded the 4Runner, with an eye toward determining if carbon monoxide from the running engine may have filtered into the passenger compartment. Tests suggested otherwise. However, the affidavit notes that an investigator recorded the passenger-compartment temperature with the heater on for the extended stretch the boys were thought to have been left inside the vehicle, and the results were shocking. Here's an excerpt from the report:

• The first test was with the heat all the way on the hot setting, the fan at medium, and two windows cracked. The temperature at the start of the test was between 48 and 52 degrees. After half an hour, the temperature inside the vehicle jumped to 114-123 degrees. After an hour and a half, the temperature was between 127-145 degrees.

• The second test was with the windows rolled up, the heat at the highest setting and the fan speed at high. The temperature at the start of the test was 48-50 degrees. After thirty minutes, it jumped to 125-132 degrees. After an hour, it was 130-136 degrees.

Given these results, it's no surprise that the medical examiner ultimately concluded that the boys had died of hyperthermia. He ruled their passing accidental, but added the following caveat in his report:
Leaving children unattended in motor vehicles has well known risks associated with various forms of fatal and non-fatal injury; in particular, hyperthermia deaths occurring as a result of sun exposure in automobiles in temperate environments is well known. Other risks include, but are not limited to: Carbon Monoxide inhalation, entrapment in power windows, hypothermia, positional asphyxia, and engagement of the drive train leading to collision. Despite the likely unrecognized risk of hyperthermia in this case, the deliberate and reckless act of leaving the decedent and his brother in an unattended running motor vehicle constitutes neglect and is the sole cause directly responsible for the death of this decedent and his sibling. Despite neglect being the direct precipitating factor in the death of the decedent and his sibling, deliberate intent to kill cannot be established with certainty; therefore, the manner of death is classified as accident. The manner of death may be reclassified as homicide if additional information becomes available.
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frackingcoverup
frackingcoverup

90% of fracking is done on the WESTERN SLOPE  60,000 wells ..do NOT let your children PLAY IN THE SNOW EAT THE SNOW OR LIE DOWN IN THE SNOW (skin contact) if you smell chemicals  like  fingernailpolish remover,antifreeze or rubbing alcohol coming from the ground call authorities at once....read this" www.savecoloradofromfracking.org/health    yet  another coverup

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

It took an HOUR+ to have sex?

Wow ... welfare mothers do make better lovers ...

Donna Neville
Donna Neville

I can't believe the D.A. Pete hautzinger decided to file charges, they should have arrested that sad excuse for a mother as soon as they discovered the children dead! But then again the D.A. likes to let killers run loose!

bongsucker
bongsucker

Women, dumb enough to breed, too stupid not to.

Juan_Leg
Juan_Leg

I recall when this story was 1st reported . I thought it was another slip of the tongue when the newscaster said,' hyper' in place of 'Hypo' .

What a horrible way to go ....

Poor little guys ...

Jen Stretch
Jen Stretch

That is so sad. And she tried to run... what a loser

Amelia Ebert
Amelia Ebert

I have that older type of 4runner. She must of left those children unattended for a long time. I left mine running blasting heat for 30 mins after the dead battery was jumped and it was not nearly that hot. Leaving children unattended in cars is stupid.

Shannon Davidson
Shannon Davidson

So sad for the family who loved those boys.... Hope she goes away for a long time...

Eric Lawrence
Eric Lawrence

good you stupid bitch. thats what you get. killed your kids over some dick that probably lasted 5 minutes. dumb c**t.

Shasta McGovern
Shasta McGovern

Well we can always count on you to brighten our days with your happy articles.

Jason DrSoul Lewis
Jason DrSoul Lewis

neglecting her kids, to get some..smh..thats what got you in that mess to begin with.

Peace Will Win
Peace Will Win

Then why run this story? to profit from suffering?

JimTom
JimTom topcommenter

Slut, probably shouldn't have kids if you still wants to give blow jobs in cars. Then again our welfare society will take care of everything no need for personal responsibilties any longer. It wasn't her fault if there had been free daycare available she would have just dumped them there.

Shenna Johnston
Shenna Johnston

She should have to sit in a car for that long in that heat. What a waste of life.

Becky Long
Becky Long

I hate these stories. I hate these stupid parents. poor babies :(

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

@Melissa Bruce  ... yet in our devolutionary society, they tend to breed more ... a lot more.

Overbreeding is inversely proportional to intelligence.

joktan17
joktan17

@chrisestus What the fuck is wrong with you? Why did you feel the need to turn this tragedy into a political statement?

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

@Becky Long  ... it's time for Mandatory Government Licensing of Procreation.

Even prospective ADOPTIVE parents must pass BASIC COMPETENCY qualifications.

Why should breeders be any different?


JimTom
JimTom topcommenter

Sorry I didn't relize calling a loser bitch a slut was political.

JimTom
JimTom topcommenter

Good thing they didn't have licensing in the past or the Donkey wouldn't even exist.

JimTom
JimTom topcommenter

Not me, I was pretty sure she was your sister so I know you have done her.

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