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The Effingham County Sheriff’s Workplace was responding to a welfare test for Mary Crocker on Dec. 19 when investigators found her physique and the physique of her brother, Elwyn Crocker on the dwelling in Guyton, Georgia.
Police stated though Mary had not been seen in weeks and her brother Elwyn Jr. had not been seen since November 2016. Neither baby had been reported lacking to authorities.
Georgia authorities imagine two our bodies discovered buried behind an Effingham County dwelling are these of teenage siblings Mary Crocker and Elwyn Crocker Jr. https://t.co/uPBO1wjBc6
— AJC (@ajc) December 22, 2018
Post-mortem reviews confirmed that Elywn Crocker, Jr., who can be 16-year-old by now, had been buried for a minimum of two years, whereas Mary had been buried for months.
Police arrested the youngsters’s father, in addition to their step-mother and step-grandmother and her boyfriend. All 4 have been charged with concealing a demise and cruelty to youngsters.
The youngsters’s father, Elwyn Crocker Sr., 49, dressed up as Santa at an area Walmart till just lately, the sheriff’s workplace stated, based on the Atlanta Journal-Structure.
In the course of the course of the investigation, detectives discovered a particular wants baby the house. The kid was taken to the hospital for commentary.
Effingham County Coroner David Exley stated the reason for their deaths has not but been decided. Exley stated authorities are nonetheless figuring out who to launch the our bodies to and are nonetheless making an attempt to contact the youngsters’s mom.
On Thursday, police charged Elwyn Crocker Sr.; the youngsters’s stepmother, 33-year-old Candice Crocker; and their step-grandmother 50-year previous Kim Wright with concealing the demise of one other and cruelty to youngsters within the first diploma.
The next day police arrested and charged Wright’s boyfriend, 55-year-old Roy Anthony Prater with concealing the demise of one other, cruelty to youngsters within the