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08/10/2020

Manslaughter Arrest

On 8/9/2020, at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Franklin County Sheriff's Office received a call of an unresponsive 3-year-old in a car on Church Street in Hodges.  EMS were unsuccessful in resuscitating the child and he was declared deceased.  According to the parents, the child was last seen around midnight when they put him to bed.  Whey they woke up around 3:00 p.m., they were unable to locate the child and then found him in a car.  The parents, Dakota Heath Fowler, age 20, and Brandi Michelle Burks, age 21, were arrested and charged with Manslaughter.  The child's body was sent to Department of Forensics for autopsy. This case is still under investigation.

 

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