CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of twin girls found in a hot car in west Georgia (all times local):
A Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman says autopsies on twin girls pulled from a hot car in Carrollton, Georgia, will be done at the GBI’s crime lab.
GBI spokesman Scott Dutton said results will be shared with the local coroner and others investigating the Thursday deaths of the 15-month-old twin girls.
Local news outlets report that the girls’ father, 24-year-old Asa North of Carrollton, was arrested early Friday. Carroll County Jail records show that North is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of reckless conduct.
Carrollton police say neighbors tried to save the babies by using ice packs and putting them in a baby pool behind the duplexes, but they were pronounced dead at a hospital.
An arrest has been made in the deaths of twin 15-month-old girls found in a hot car in west Georgia.
News outlets report the girls’ father, Asa North of Carrollton, was arrested early Friday. Online jail records show North is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of reckless conduct.
Carrollton police say someone discovered the twins unresponsive in the back seat of an SUV parked in front of a duplex Thursday night.
Arriving officers found people holding the girls in a nearby baby pool, trying to cool the children off. Some had ice packs.
The twins were taken to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead.
Police said the mother was in Atlanta at the time.
It isn’t immediately clear if North has an attorney.