Cherokee County -- March 4. 2024: Emergency services from Cherokee County and the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

responded to a 911 call at 75 Gooseberry Road in Murphy, North Carolina, on Saturday. 

According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, the caller was the father who went to the house of his separated wife around 10 a.m. that day to exercise his custody of 4-year-old twin boys. Upon arrival, he found both deceased.

Genevieve Ellen Springer, the mother of the twins who died, was hospitalized in North Georgia.  After being released from the hospital on March 2, 2024, Springer was arrested in Georgia's Union County. charged with two counts of First Degree Murder. Springer waived extradition on March 3, 2024, she was taken to the Cherokee County Detention Center and is being held there without bond.

The last time the father saw his twin sons alive was on February 26, 2024. Accordingly, the date of the offense on the warrants is currently a range of February 26, 2024, through March 2, 2024. The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is hopeful that autopsies will narrow down the date, time, and cause of the twins’ passing.

The date and time of death are currently under investigation. The last time the father saw his twin sons alive was on February 26, 2024. Accordingly, the date of the offense on the warrants is currently a range of February 26, 2024, through March 2, 2024. The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is hopeful that autopsies will narrow down the date and time of the twins’ passing.

Editor's Note:* A criminal charge is an accusation, by law, a person accused of a crime is innocent until proven in a court of law.

WNCTimes


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