Dallas, GA-- Dallas Police announced Thursday afternoon that Marta Sonia Corvi, 58, of Dallas has been arrested and charged in conjunction with the drowning deaths of two 5-year-old childern under her care last week.
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Corvi was the grandmother of one of the children, and was caring for both children at the time of the incident, which happened at a Paulding County home.
Dallas Police Detective Bill Gorman said Corvi told authorities that she was in the country illegally.
She has been charged with two counts of Reckless Conduct and is being held in the Paulding County Detention Center awaiting bond.