Bodies of mom and her twin infants found in submerged car in Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is now investigating after the bodies of a woman and two small children were found in a submerged car in Mayor’s Pond.
The Richmond County Coroner confirms 25-year-old ShaQuia Philpot and her two 10-month-old sons, Cassius and Caysen Williams, were found inside the submerged car. All three were pronounced dead at 8 p.m.
Officials say the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene near Augusta Regional Airport around 4:50 p.m. on Friday after a fisherman found the car.
Investigators and rescuers from Augusta Fire/EMS worked to pull the car from the waters.
This is a ongoing investigation, and additional details have not yet been released.
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