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UPDATE: Coroner rules deaths of Columbus mother, baby a homicide

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COLUMBUS, Ga. -

Coroner Buddy Bryan tells News 3 that they are now calling the fire that claimed the life of a Columbus mother and her infant a homicide.

As news 3 reported --the bodies of 32-year-old Rosella Mitchell and her 6-month-old boy Dylan Conner- were found in a back bedroom of their Winifred Lane home after a fire around midnight Thursday.

Detectives previously told News 3 they were collecting and analyzing evidence from the scene to determine whether accelerants may have been used to start the fire.

The victims' autopsies were scheduled for Friday, but right now all we're being told is that their deaths are now being investigated as homicides.

 

 

Sarah Panko

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