Mother who survived bullets tells how her lover killed her babies and made her hold them while he killed them.
Recovering in hospital after being hit by several bullets Megan Hiatt, 22, was shot severely by lover Gawain Wilson who also killed her father before turning the gun on himself.
mirror Megan mother Melissa Batch revealed what her daughter told her from her
hospital bed in . Jacksonville, Florida
She said: "Mama, he killed them. He killed them in my arms. He made me hold them when he killed them. He made me watch."
The two children were identified as;
Hayden, nicknamed Chunky Monkey Reese, and
Kayden, called Little Bit Rose.
Her mother appreciated God for the life of her daughter and added that:
"He gave Megan the strength to drag her body across the room. She had to crawl through her babies' blood, then through the shooter's blood, and to her dad to hear his last words."
Miss Hiatt and Wilson's relationship was troubled and it is understood he would regularly smash items around the home when he flew into a rage.
He pleaded guilty to strangulation in 2013 and attended a domestic violence programme.