This past holiday season, Elwyn Crocker Sr. played Santa at Walmart, now he is in jail for concealing a death and child cruelty.
The bodies of two young children were found by authorities in Georgia in the their family’s backyard. The children were buried months and maybe years ago. The two children were siblings and hadn’t been reported missing, but hadn’t been seen in some time.
In the tiny town of Guyton, the Effingham Sheriff’s Office discovered the remains after the police received a tip concerned about the girl that hadn’t been seen in a long time.
According to AJC news, the deputies questioned the father, Elwyn Crocker Sr. and then started digging in the backyard.
— New York Post (@nypost) December 27, 2018
Crocker played Santa at a local Walmart and now is in jail with child cruelty and concealing death charges. Four adults lived in the house including the mother and two other adults that have also been charged.
A man who previously worked as a Walmart Santa Claus has been arrested after police found bodies of his son and daughter buried in his backyard. https://t.co/f0H4lRYCuA
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) December 27, 2018
More charges may be coming as the investigation continues.
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