Third homicide found in Americus

Third homicide found in Americus

AMERICUS, GA (WALB) - Police are now working two investigations, involving three deaths in Americus.

The GBI says this morning at approximately 9:00 AM, the Americus Police Department received a call that two people, a black male and black female, were dead inside a house at 1130 North Jackson Street. 

Less than two hours later,  at approximately 10:50 AM, the Americus Police were called to 124 Lester Street where the body of a black woman was discovered. Her name is not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin.

The North Jackson Street bodies were discovered by a relative of one of the victims when their employer contacted the relative after the victim failed to show up for work.

The Americus Police has requested the GBI's assistance in both investigations. Investigators are working to determine if the two cases are related.

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