LINCOLNTON, Ga. — A 22-year-old woman and her two younger brothers drowned in a Georgia lake, authorities said.
Lincoln County Sheriff Paul Reviere said the three siblings drowned Thursday at the Amity Recreation Area on Clarks Hill Lake.
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Coroner Tim Quarles identified the victims as Raven Powell, of McDuffie County; Mason Powell, 4; and Sawyer Powell, 3.
News organizations report that the bodies have been recovered and will be sent to the state crime lab for an autopsy. The coroner’s office said all three siblings died after 5 p.m. Thursday.
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More details about what happened have not been released. The incident is still under investigation by the sheriff’s office, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
The area is on the same arm of the lake where best friends Eynn Wilson and Edward Kirk drowned just over a year ago while on a boat trip with friends and family. Shontover Kirkland, 32, was charged with reckless driving and manslaughter and this week pleaded guilty in that case.
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