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Georgia father kills 3 children then himself

Bodies were found in a nearby field
March 22, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police in western Georgia have determined that a father whose body was found in a wooded field next to those of his three children shot them and himself. The body of 28-year-old Eddie Harrington was found Wednesday near the family's home in Columbus.

Nearby were the remains of his 3-year-old son Cedric Harrington and twins Aliyah and Agana Battle. The girls were nearly 2.

The children's mother told authorities Harrington withdrew $200 from the couple's bank account March 4 to buy a handgun and left with the children that night.

 

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