UPDATE: Two people found dead during welfare check at Warner Robins home

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UPDATE: Houston County Coroner James Williams has identified the two women found dead in a Warner Robins home. Williams reports officers found the bodies of 78-year-old Elsie Coates and 60-year-old Annette Coates. The coroner says the women are mother and daughter. And they lived together in the home.

The GBI will perform an autopsy to confirm causes of death.

Coroner Williams says the women are the 5th and 6th deaths discovered in Houston County over the last 10 days due to welfare checks. Williams is reminding families to check on elderly loved ones and ill family members.


WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Warner Robins Police Department was performing a welfare check at 300 Orchard Way Thursday afternoon when officers discovered two deceased people inside the home.

According to WRPD, officers were dispatched after family members requested a welfare check. Officers forced their way into the home to find two elderly female residents deceased, with the manner of death not being determined due to advanced decomposition.

More information will be provided as the investigation continues, stay with 41NBC for updates.

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