UPDATED @ 5:21 PM 3:52 PM. BREAKING. Eufaula Murder Suspect Attempts To Kill Self - IN CUSTODYRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Apr 26 2021 4:12 PM
EUFAULA: 3:52 PM. The murder suspect from Eufaula is now in law enforcement custody at a Dothan hospital.
The suspect was life flighted to Southeast Health after he took a knife to his wrists. The suspect injuries are trauma injuries but unfortunately he is expected to recover. Multiple law enforcement are at Southeast Health to include Dothan Police Chief Will Benny and Dothan Police Patrol Lieutenant Racheal David. A Eufaula Ambulance is also at Southeast Health.
A citizen notified a Eufaula School Crossing guard this morning of a vehicle under water at Creek Town in Eufaula. Eufaula Police responded. A wrecker was dispatched.
When the vehicle was pulled from the water Eufaula Police found a female and two children in the car, deceased.
Eufaula Police notified Barbour County Coroner Chip Chapman. They also requested ALEA-State Bureau of Investigation.
This case was confirmed as a homicide.
UNCONFIRMED BY AUTHORITIES
The suspect is reported to have beat the mom to death. The suspect is reported to have shot the two children while in the back seat of the car. The car was then driven into the water at Creek Town. The suspect miscalculated and it did not sink.
UPDATED @ 4:36 PM It has been confirmed all three were shot and killed. The mother and two sons. The ages are reported to be around 12 and 14.
The mother lived in Cuthbreth Georgia.
UPDATED @ 5:21 PM
The suspect in the triple homicide actually used a knife attempting to take his life in Bakerhill. The suspect was treated by Bakerhill Rescue and Survival Flight was launched. The suspect was then flown to Southeast Health in Dothan.
The suspect is under law enforcement guard at this time.
NO TRUTH to the rumor other deaths related in Randolph County ( Cuthbreth ) Georgia. That rumor has been going around. The mother is from Cuthbreth Georgia and works in Eufaula.