Savannah Mother Admits to Killing Two Children

Two children both under two are dead, their mother behind bars after admitting to killing them.

Police came to a home on West 59th street about 12:30 Tuesday afternoon after getting a call in to 911 from a woman saying she drowned her two girls.

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Officers got to the home, found the girls ages 8 and 18 months, and began CPR. The two children were transported by ambulance to Memorial University Medical Center where they were pronounced dead.

The mother, 26 year old Jokeera Morgan was taken to police headquarters for questioning.

She’s now been charged with two counts of murder.

A man who we have been told was the girl’s father arrived at the scene while we were there, he was talked to, then taken away in a police car.

Morgan was arrested by SCMPD. She is charged with two counts of murder.

This is an ongoing SCMPD investigation supported by the Division of Family and Children Services and the Chatham County District Attorney’s Office.

Morgan is the mother of two other children who were not present during this incident.

Anyone with information on this case should call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.

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