CCTV emerges of tots’ last moments with murder mum as devastated dad speaks out


 In their last moments, Lexi Draper and Scarlett Vaughn look as though they are a picture of health as they prepare to leave a building with their mum  Today Porton, 23, was convicted by jury at Birmingham Crown Court after she was found to have researched the death of her two young daughters   Evil Porton, of Skiddaw, Rugby, Warks., was convicted of two counts of murder following a five week trial  Lexi was found unconscious at her home after being suffocated in the early hours of January 15 last year and later died in hospital  Her little sister Scarlett passed away after falling ill on February 1 as a result of having her neck compressed  In chilling CCTV footage released today, Lexi can be seen pushing a door open for her sibling as the family embark on an outing   Dressed in pink, young Scarlett walks alongside Porton who waits for the toddler to walk through the door   Later, Porton is pictured at a petrol station filling up her car, with her kids in tow    Dated January 14, 2018, the chilling images capture the days leading up to the children’s death as their mum plotted their deaths  The girls’ dad, Chris Draper, has now spoken out about his daughters murder after Porton’s conviction  In a statement released by Warwickshire Police, Mr Draper said: “When we lost Lexi we were heartbroken and couldn’t believe she had gone   “Then we were devastated to hear about Scarlett. Only having a short time with Lexi and never meeting Scarlett makes it all the more heartbreaking      “We will miss out on all those special occasions they would have celebrated, their first day of school, birthdays, getting married and having children of their own  “The loss of Lexi and Scarlett has not just affected the immediate family, but also all those who were part of their lives   “The only comfort is that Lexi and Scarlett together. We would like to thank everyone for their support and help ”     Porton had denied responsibility for their deaths but was ultimately convicted after prosecutors had demonstrated both girls died after their mother “deliberately interfered with their breathing ” Oliver Saxby, QC, prosecuting, told jurors at the start of the trial four weeks ago: “At times, her two children got in the way of her doing what she wanted, when she wanted and with whom she wanted  “Putting it simply, and I hope neutrally, this wasn’t a life in which caring for her two young children – indeed, having two young children to care for – always easily fitted ” Mrs Justice Yip will sentence Porton on Friday.

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