Mother of 2, including special needs child, killed at Georgia hotel

A Georgia man has been arrested within the homicide of a 36-year-old mom of two at a hotel in Hartwell, in accordance with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

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Matthew Carey, 41, has been charged with malice homicide, felony homicide and aggravated assault within the dying of Candie Downer.


According to the GBI, Downer was discovered useless at the Daynight Inn on April 28. Carey was arrested on Monday. Agents didn’t present particulars about her trigger of dying or what led as much as her dying.

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“As you can imagine, we are all still shocked and devastated. He has been arrested and now the long road of getting Candie home and given a proper memorial service is upon us,” her sister, Tina Downer, wrote. Candie is barely 36 with 2 youngsters which have been now left with out their mom.”

Family members stated she was residing and dealing in Hartwell to attempt to make a greater life for her son with special needs.

So far, the GoFundMe has raised more than $2500.

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