A mother and an infant child were found dead in still-mysterious circumstances in a Cherokee County home in the Cedar Mill Crossing neighborhood on Tuesday morning.
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The bodies were discovered after a family member requested a welfare check after not hearing from the 31-year-old victim, Holly Whitley.
Deputies went to the home and found the bodies of the mother and infant. They also saw a two-year-old who appeared to be unharmed.
An autopsy has been carried out and investigators are still waiting for the results at the GBI crime lab before revealing further details.
A Cherokee County Sheriff's Department spokesperson says investigators have ruled out homicide and suicide as the cause of the twin deaths of mother and child.