Authorities said they have launched two homicide investigations after finding three people dead in Americus this morning.
Americus police received a call at 9 a.m. Monday morning about two bodies, which were found in a residence in the 1100 block of North Jackson Street, officials wrote.
The individuals were identified as 36-year-old Corey Willis and 24-year-old Quanesha Lashon Brown.
A relative of one of the deceased discovered the bodies. That person’s employer contacted the relative after the person didn't show up for work, the agency officials said in the release.
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At approximately 10:50 a.m., the Americus Police were called to the 100 block of Lester Street, where they discovered another body, authorities said.
That person was identified as 44-year-old Tonya Annette Ross.
The Americus Police Department has requested the GBI’s assistance in both investigations.
Officials are working to determine if the two cases are related.