Grandmother, 19-month-old dead after shooting on Hilton Ave. in Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A suspect has been arrested in a double homicide of a grandmother and baby on Hilton Avenue in Columbus.
According to Coroner Buddy Bryan, 64-year-old Ursula Dietz and her 19-month-old granddaughter, Elenor Dietz, were pronounced dead at 2:10 p.m. on Oct. 10 from multiple gunshot wounds.
According to the Columbus Police Department, on Oct. 10, officers were called for a welfare check on Ursula Dietz. When officers entered the home, they found her and her granddaughter and could not resuscitate either victim.
Ursula Dietz’s son, 25-year-old Kevin Dietz, has been taken into custody for the killings. He is charged with two counts of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
Kevin Dietz will have a preliminary hearing on Oct. 12 in Recorder’s Court.
Anyone with information on this case, contact Detective Kevin Baldwin at 706-225-4337.
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