4 children, man found dead in Georgia home; mom detained

Last Updated Jul 6, 2017 8:16 AM EDT

LOGANVILLE, Ga. — Police responding to reports of a stabbing say they’ve found four young children and a man dead inside a home in an Atlanta suburb.

Gwinnett County police said another child was taken to a hospital with injuries they describe as serious.

Authorities have detained a woman police describe as the mother.  No charges have been announced.

Police said in a brief statement that the bodies were found early Thursday morning in Loganville. Police described the crime as horrendous. 

No identities have been released and a motive has also yet to be determined, CBS affiliate WGCL-TV reports.

The children’s ages weren’t immediately available.

Photos provided by the police department showed crime scene tape surrounding a single-story home with white paneling in a subdivision in Loganville, about 30 miles east of Atlanta.

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