Bodies found in Ga. pond miles from where body discovered after building fire

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Three people were found dead miles from one another Nov. 23, according to Screven County authorities, and officials are trying to see if the deaths are related, according to a Facebook post.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is helping the Screven County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation.

Deputies discovered a body after responding to a house fire about 4:20 a.m. in the 1400 block of Old Poor Robin Road. The body has not been identified, according to the sheriff’s office.

About 3 p.m. Nov. 23, sheriff’s officials were dispatched to Whitehall Road to investigate a suspicious vehicle at a property, according to the Facebook post. Two bodies were found in a pond about 6 miles from the house fire location.

The bodies in the pond were identified as Amanda Marie Atkins, 41, and Todd Wilson Lee, 60, both of Sylvania, according to sheriff’s officials.

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If you have information about either case, please contact the Screven County Sheriff’s Office at 912-564-2013.

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