South Georgia fire investigated as homicide, two children dead

| August 4, 2016

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ALBANY – Officials are investigating an Albany fire as a homicide after two children died Wednesday at a home in the 2700 block of West Doublegate.

Prosecutors confirmed that a 6-year-old girl was killed in an attack before the fire. A 7-year-old boy died at the hospital, the cause of death is still uncertain at this time, but prosecutors said he was injured before the fire.

Police have identified a third child who was injured. Investigators said that a 10-year-old boy was found alive in the trunk of a car on the property.


The children’s 54-year-old grandmother was gravely injured in the home, but is still alive.

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  1. Wayne says:

    Very sad these children lost their lives…