A 12-year-old girl and 51-year-old man died in a fire early Saturday morning in Walker County.
The fire was reported at 1:15 a.m. in the 300 block of Dry Valley Road. Investigators believe both victims died before firefighters arrived, according to a release from a Walker County government spokesman.
The cause of the fire is being investigated. The victims' names have not been released. The bodies were sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab for an autopsy.