“The family member’s residence was processed as a precautionary measure because it was believed there were two scenes involved,” sheriff’s spokesman Capt. Ryan Sears said Tuesday morning in a news release.
Deputies told Channel 2 the last time anyone spoke to or saw the couple was late Thursday or early Friday.
Investigators are interested in speaking with the owner of a vehicle seen in the Winder neighborhood. They released three photos of the vehicle, which appears to be a dark sedan.
According to Channel 2, the subdivision is a single-road neighborhood with one way in and one way out. Officials told the news station the car was parked in front of the Hess’ home at least twice in the week before their bodies were discovered.
“It's tough to piece together, but we feel confident," Sheriff Jud Smith said. "We want to know who was driving that car.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 770-307-3080.