Three people were found dead Friday afternoon after first responders responded to a call about a possible suicidal person at a South Hampton Mobile Home Park residence.
When Spalding County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Spalding County Fire Department personnel responded to the residence at 2:34 p.m. Friday, they found the residence on fire, according to a press release issued Friday night by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix.
Firefighters entered the residence and found the three victims, the release said.
Spalding County Deputy Coroner Michael Pryor responded to the scene and pronounced the three victims deceased.
Sheriff’s Office criminal investigators and crime scene investigators responded to the incident, the release said.
State Fire Marshal’s Investigative Unit personnel also responded to the incident.
“Right now, we are investigating the deaths and the fire,” Dix said in the release. “It is too early in the investigation to make a statement about the chain of events in this tragedy. All agencies involved will be working together and we will release more information as we progress.”
In a phone interview Friday night, Pryor said the bodies of the three victims have been sent to the GBI Crime Lab so that autopsies can be performed.
Pryor said he could not release the identities of the victims, but said the three victims were adults and the victims were related.
“It is a tragic situation,” Pryor said.