Three people found dead in a townhome Wednesday are a murder-suicide, in which a 58-year-old mother killed her 20-year-old daughter and 24-year-old son.
Police conducting a welfare check at the Edwards family home in Vinings, Georgia discovered the dead bodies of Marsha Edwards, 58, along with her daughter Erin Edwards, 20, and son Chris Edwards, 24, on Wednesday evening.
According to 11Alive, Marsha Edwards was divorced from the father of her children, Dr. Chris Edwards, a well-known Atlanta-area surgeon and a member of the board of trustees for the Morehouse School of Medicine. He was notified of their deaths Wednesday.
Both children were very successful, and they were the children of a surgeon and city housing authority chairman who was divorced from Marsha Edwards named Dr. Christopher Edwards. On Facebook, Chris Edwards, the son, called himself “Just a sports nerd from the South trying to make a difference. #Wakandaforever.”
Dr. Marsha Edwards owned and operated a medical equipment supply company called MME Enterprises, according to that company's website.
The Edwards lived in a wealthy gated townhouse community called Vinings Parc East, located 12miles outside downtown Atlanta, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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