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2-year-old shot dead inside residence in Tift County, GBI to assist investigation

GBI investigating 2 year old Mirakle Brown's death
GBI investigating 2 year old Mirakle Brown's death(Image: WFXL)
Published: Sep. 8, 2020 at 4:33 PM CDT
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TIFTON, Ga. (WTVY) - On Thursday, September 3, 2020, The Tift County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a child not breathing. Upon arrival, deputies discovered two-year-old Mirakle Brown who was unresponsive and later pronounced deceased at the scene.

Tift County Sheriff’s Office has now requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to assist in the death investigation.

Preliminary information indicates that Mirakle and a six-year-old child were in a bedroom alone when a firearm was discharged, striking Mirakle in the head.

Brown was transported to the GBI Crime Lab where autopsy results are pending.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is encouraged to call the Tift County Sheriff’s Office at 229-388-6020 or the GBI’s Regional Office in Sylvester at 229-777-2080.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

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