• GBI: Two women, teenager in Charlton County died due to double homicide, suicide


    UPDATE: The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is call the death investigation a double homicide/suicide. 

    GBI identified the victims as Caleb Logan Butts, 15, Kimberly Gayle Butts, 39, and Jan Elizabeth Kirkland, 64. 

    All victims died of gunshot wounds, according to GBI.

    Investigators said that autopsies would be performed Wednesday.


    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has confirmed that two women and a teenager are dead in a home in Charlton County.

    It is unclear how the people died. They were discovered from a family member, the GBI said. 

    The area where the GBI is investigating is on St. Marys River Bluff Road near the Florida-Georgia state line. 

    Helicopter video from the scene showed law enforcement officials surrounding a home near an unpaved road. Charlton County Sheriff's units were among the cars on scene. 

    The metal-roofed house sits on a wooded lot with multiple outbuildings. A child's trampoline could also be seen on the property.

    Action News Jax has a in Charlton County working to learn the latest on the investigation and will have a live update on FOX30 at 10.

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