- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Police in suburban Atlanta say a third child has died in a fatal house fire.

DeKalb County Police Capt. Steve Fore says 28-year-old Rockell Coleman is now charged with three counts of murder in a house fire on Friday night. Investigators have said the fire happened while Coleman’s five children were home alone.

Police have said two boys, ages 3 and 4, died of their injuries. Fore says the woman’s 10-year-old son also died on Monday. Authorities have said two other children were hospitalized in fair condition.

Coleman has also been charged with five counts of child cruelty. It’s unclear if she has an attorney. The cause of the fire is unclear.


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