MCDUFFIE COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - State and local authorities are currently investigating two deaths in McDuffie County.
Paul Johnson, McDuffie County Deputy Coroner confirms the body of 65-year-old Billy Gene Sturkey and the body of 36-year-old Kelli Willis was found Wednesday, July 11th around 7:40 pm at a home at 990E George McDuffie Road in Dearing.
McDuffie County Sheriff's deputies were called to the home to do a welfare check and found the two people unresponsive.
Personnel with the McDuffie County Coroner's office pronounced the two deceased at 8:30 pm.
The bodies were sent to the GBI Crime Lab in Decatur for autopsies scheduled for Friday morning.
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