CANTON, Ga. (AP) — Police in the north Georgia have arrested a man accused in the stabbing death of a brother and sister at an apartment complex.
Canton police spokesman Pacer Cordry tells local news media that 28-year-old Oscar Tierrablanca was arrested Friday. Police say a man and woman were found around 1:30 a.m. Friday lying in a third-floor breezeway at the Laurels at Greenwood.
Cordry says Tierrablanca of Dallas, Georgia, is the father of the dead woman's 18-month-old child.
Police said officers were responding to an assault call when they found the victims. They said the man was dead at the scene; the woman was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.
Police say the victims would be taken to the GBI Medical Examiner's Office for autopsies.
Canton is about 40 miles north of Atlanta.