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  • A Massachusetts woman, 32, has been accused of killing her son and daughter
  • She also left her 7-month-old infant injured before attempting to die by suicide
  • The woman's past social media posts suggest she has postpartum depression

A 32-year-old Massachusetts woman believed to have postpartum depression killed two of her three children, injured the remaining one and attempted to take her own life after she was temporarily left alone, according to reports.

Lindsay Clancy is facing two counts of homicide in connection to the deaths of her son and daughter, identified as Dawson Clancy, 3, and Cora Clancy, 5, respectively, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz announced Wednesday.

The Massachusetts General Hospital nurse will also be charged with three counts each of strangulation, assault and battery with a deadly weapon, he added.

Lindsay has been accused of killing the two children and leaving her 7-month-old infant injured in critical condition, Cruz said, according to a report by Fox News.

She then attempted suicide by jumping out a second-floor window of her family's home in the town of Duxbury.

Patrick Clancy, Lindsay's husband, found his partner unconscious after he left for 25 minutes Tuesday night to collect a takeout order, Daily Mail reported.

Both Dawson and Cora were discovered dead, while the Clancys' surviving child was flown to Boston's Children's Hospital with injuries.

Lindsay, who is currently in police custody as she recovers in a Boston hospital, will be "arraigned as soon as possible" on her charges, Cruz said.

Her past Facebook posts reportedly suggested that she had postpartum depression — defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as "depression that occurs after having a baby."

"Feelings of postpartum depression are more intense and last longer than those of 'baby blues,' a term used to describe the worry, sadness, and tiredness many women experience after having a baby. 'Baby blues' symptoms typically resolve on their own within a few days," the health agency explained on its website.

Lindsay supposedly went to an "intensive" postpartum depression clinic five days a week before the incident.

"This is an unimaginable, senseless tragedy, and it is an ongoing investigation," Cruz said in a press conference.

The Massachusetts State Police is working on the case alongside local police and the Plymouth District Attorney's Office.

Authorities are set to conduct autopsies to determine how Dawson and Cora died. The findings will be made public when death certificates are issued.

Massachusetts General Hospital has issued a statement in response to the incident.

"We are shocked and saddened to learn of this unthinkable tragedy. We extend our deepest sympathies to all those affected by these devastating events," the hospital said.

If you have thoughts of suicide, confidential help is available for free at the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Call 1-800-273-8255. The line is available 24 hours, every day.

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