Cullman County Coroner: Brothers found dead were ages 9 and 3

Cullman County Sheriff's Deputies arrived at a home in the 4000 block of County Road 1718 and discovered two children had died.
Cullman County Sheriff's Deputies arrived at a home in the 4000 block of County Road 1718 and discovered two children had died.

The boys' mother, who was arrested following their discovery, is still being treated at Huntsville Hospital, according to the Cullman County Sheriff's Office.

Posted: Oct 13, 2019 4:13 PM
Updated: Oct 14, 2019 7:28 AM

As the Cullman County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the deaths of two young children, the Cullman County Coroner confirmed to WAAY 31 News that they were brothers ages 9 and 3. 

Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick said their bodies were sent off for official autopsies and that the cause of death had not been determined. 

Investigators responded to a home on County Road 1718 Saturday after receiving a 911 call and found the brothers dead inside a home in the 4000 block.

The boys' mother was arrested following a search around the area and was transported by helicopter to Huntsville Hospital Emergency Room.

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