• Mother, 3 young children found stabbed to death in Georgia apartment

    By: Zachary Hansen, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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    COLUMBUS, Ga. -

    A 29-year-old mother and her three young children were found stabbed to death at a Columbus, Georgia, apartment Wednesday night, according to multiple media reports.

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    Jerriciah Spellman and her children were killed near 20th Avenue and Cusseta Road, Muscogee County coroner Buddy Bryan told Columbus-based news station WTVM

    The children were 3 years old, 1 year old and approximately 4 or 5 months old, the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reported. The incident happened sometime Wednesday evening at the Elizabeth Canty apartment complex.

    No details on what events led to the deadly stabbing have been released. Columbus police officers discovered the quadruple homicide scene after receiving a tip earlier in the day at a separate scene, WTVM reported.

    Investigators are talking to a person of interest, but no suspects have been named, the news station reported. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

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