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Five arrests made in arson, double homicide investigation

AMERICUS — The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office has made arrested in the arson and double homicide at 780 R.W. Jones Road Friday. Five arrests have been made so far in the investigation. One of the individuals arrested has been charged with murder. The identities of the individuals arrested have not been released.

Authorities were notified of the house fire shortly after 6 p.m. and found the bodies of Bonnie Freeman, 54, and her son Dallas Freeman, 33. inside.

Dallas Freeman’s pickup truck was found abandoned at Joyce Myers Park in Americus.