2 Killed in Meth Lab House Explosion

The state is assisting Lanier County authorities investigate the weekend deaths of two women who were killed after a suspected methamphetamine lab exploded inside a house in Ray City.

Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John Oxendine said the blast occurred early Friday in the south Georgia city.

Lanier County Coroner Patches Phillips identified the dead as 65-year-old Annie Ruth Power and 37-year-old Constance Bennett.