Two toddlers found dead

Published on Thursday, 24 July 2014 18:19 - Written by Staff Reports

Quitman police are investigating the deaths of two girls, ages 2 and 3, according to a news release.

The investigation began after a 911 call was received from a local apartment complex at 11:51 a.m. Thursday when an unknown male caller stated two children at the complex were not breathing, police said.

Officers arrived to find both girls deceased. Identification of the children was being withheld until all notifications have been made.

Police did not say the cause of death but stated further information will be released as it is deemed appropriate.