In a shocking case of domestic violence, a woman and a young girl were found burned to death inside a car in Douglasville, Georgia. A suspect has been arrested in connection with the deaths.

According to the Douglasville Police, the charred bodies of the woman and the child were found inside a car on the 8000 block of Colquitt Street around 5:30 p.m., Sunday (June 14). Officials responding to a 911 call arrived at the scene and found the woman and child inside the vehicle after the fire was extinguished by firefighters. Both the victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

The authorities have not released the identities of the victims or details about their relationship. After the preliminary investigation, officers learned that it was a domestic-related incident. The investigators identified a man suspected to be involved in the incident.

Around 10 p.m. Sunday, police located the suspect and took him into custody. He was booked into the Douglas County Jail. No details were available on the charges imposed on him.

Officials have not identified the suspect or his motive, however, they confirmed that there are no outstanding suspects in the case.

This was an ongoing investigation and no further details were available at the time of this writing.

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Representational image of a car on fire. David McNew/Getty Images

In a similar car fire incident reported from South Carolina, a mother set a car on fire while her 14-month-old son was inside the vehicle. Four good Samaritans spotted the fire and helped the child. The toddler suffered severe burns all over his body and was reported to be in critical condition. The 23-year-old mother was arrested and charged with attempted murder, first-degree arson, third-degree arson, child abuse, and infliction of great bodily injury upon a child.

In another shocking car fire reported from Melbourne, a mother and her three children were burned to death after the woman’s husband set the vehicle on fire. The charred bodies of the children were found inside the vehicle while their mother was found on the ground. The husband, a former rugby player, poured petrol on his family while they were in the vehicle and set it alight. The incident sparked a nationwide outcry against cases of domestic violence.