BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Police on Tuesday identified the eight people killed over the weekend in a mobile home in this coastal Georgia city.
Glynn County police in a statement identified the dead as: 44-year-old Russell D. Toler Sr.; 29-year-old Russell D. Toler Jr.; 22-year-old Chrissy Toler; 15-year-old Michelle Toler; 19-year-old Michael Toler; 40-year-old Brenda Gail Falagan; 46-year-old Guy Heinze Sr.; and 31-year-old Joseph West.
Police did not explain the relationship between the victims.
The victims were described as family by Guy Heinze Jr. in a frantic 911 call shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday reporting the killings. Police later arrested Heinze on drug and other charges, including lying to police. His first court appearance is scheduled for Wednesday.
Police said the ninth victim, whose identity has not been released, remains in critical condition.
Michael Toler had been previously identified by police. He survived the initial attack but died later at a hospital.
Autopsies on the eight victims were completed Monday but police did not release the cause of death for any of the victims.
Police have been tight-lipped about the investigation but have said they have not arrested any suspects.
Police had scheduled a news conference for 3 p.m. Tuesday, where they had planned to release the identities of the victims. That news conference was called off when the names were released in a statement Tuesday morning.