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UPDATE: Mother charged with murder of 3-year-old son in Tattnall County

Jamie Lee Camacho (Source: Tattnall County Jail) Jamie Lee Camacho (Source: Tattnall County Jail)
REIDSVILLE, GA (WTOC) -

 UPDATE: The Georgia Bureau of Investigations has arrested 24-year-old Jamie Lee Camacho for the death of her 3-year-old son, Jakob Camacho.

Camacho is charged with felony murder and cruelty to children in the second degree.

Camacho is currently being held at the Tattnall County Jail.  The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the GBI Statesboro office at 912.871.1121.


The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Tattnall County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of a 3-year-old child Friday evening.

Agents from the GBI responded to the residence around 7:55 p.m. per the request of Tattnall County Sheriff, Kyle Sapp.

The child's mother initially contacted the sheriff's office around 7:13 p.m. on Friday evening to report the child as missing from their residence. Deputies from the Tattnall County Sheriff's Office responded to the home and discovered the child locked inside of a vehicle at the home. 

EMS responded and attempted to provide medical treatment, but the child was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy will be performed at the GBI Crime Lab Savannah.

The GBI is conducting the investigation to determine what occurred during the incident.

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