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Walmart Santa Arrested After the Bodies of His Two Children Were Found Buried in His Backyard!

This Christmas isn't so jolly for one Georgia town after learning that one of their own beloved Santa's was arrested! 50-year-old Elwyn Crocker was charged with child cruelty and concealing a death in connection with his killings of his children just days after he began working as a Walmart Santa. Crocker was seated in Santa's chair, with kids on his lap, asking them what they wanted for Christmas when his own children hadn't been seen in years!

Effingham, Georgia is a small town with fewer than 2,000 people in it's population. You can imagine that in a town this small, everyone knows everyone and this shock had to hit hard.

Mary Crocker, 14, left, and her brother Elwyn Jr., who was 14 when he vanished in November 2016. (Effingham County Sheriff’s Office)

"Officials investigating the disappearance of Mary Crocker, 14, searched the property in Guyton where the girl had lived and discovered two bodies. Autopsies confirmed that one of the bodies was Mary’s while the other body discovered was of her brother Elwyn Crocker Jr., who had not been seen since November 2016.

From left to right: Kim Wright, Candice Crocker and Roy Prater were charged with child cruelty and concealing a death.(Effingham County Sheriff's Office)

"Stepmother Candice Crocker, 33, Kim Wright, 50, and Wright’s boyfriend, Roy Anthony Prater, 55, were also charged with child cruelty and concealing a death in connection to the children’s killings. They all lived in the same house with Elwyn Crocker.

They were being held in Effingham County Jail without bond. More charges were expected.

“I’ve been doing this 41 years and, a while ago, I almost broke down in tears. It’s that bad,” Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie said. “I don’t understand how you do children like this.”

Records show that police had been called to the residence a few years back for a call pertaining to pit bull dogs on the property. During that incident Children Services was called out to assess the household. At the time the children had been enrolled in a local school but were withdrawn for homeschooling.

From the way it looks to those of us on the outside looking in, someone some where dropped the ball and these two children suffered greatly because of it!

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