Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Three children were killed in the February 2011 fire on Spring Mill Drive in Lilburn.
A mother and man accused in a fatal math lab explosion in Lilburn in 2011 have pleaded guilty, just days before their trial was set to begin. According to WSB-TV, the pair -- Neibi Brito and Joseph Perez -- accepted plea deal in court Wednesday. Before Judge Melodie Snell Conner, they were sentenced to 50 years, the report said. The victims in the February 2011 explosion were: 21-month-old Stacy Brito, 3-year-old Jose Ivan Guevara and 4-year-old Isaac Guevara. Another man, Ivan Gonzalez, was also charged with murder and drug trafficking in the case. But, he has eluded capture. See also: Don’t miss any Lilburn news. Subscribe to Lilburn-Mountain Park's free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Crews were prepping site of fatal 2011 fire Thursday, but heavy equipment will begin demolition Wednesday at 9 a.m.
Crews from a demolition company and Atlanta Gas were on scene at 1197 Spring Mill Drive Thursday to begin the process that many people have been waiting for at the former meth house. The site where three young children died in an explosion and fire caused by chemicals used to make methamphetamine will be leveled Wednesday, May 30. Previous Lilburn Patch articles on this case: Site of Fatal Meth Fire to be Demolished One Child Dead, Two Injured in Meth Fire Meth House Murder Charges Filed Second Man Arrested in Fatal Meth Fire Bank Cited for Meth House Deterioration Perspective: How Do We Make Sense of Fire Tragedy? John Krueger, president of Viking Development Group, which has been contracted to raze the house, says the first swipe by …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Burned-out, boarded-up house has been constant reminder of February, 2011 fire tragedy.
The lingering reminder of a meth house explosion and fire that took the lives of three young children last year in the Mountain Park area of Lilburn is expected to be bulldozed away this week. The Gwinnett County Police Department said in a press release Tuesday that the house located at 1197 Spring Mill Drive is scheduled to be demolished, possibly in the next few days. Previous Lilburn Patch articles on this case: One Child Dead, Two Injured in Meth Fire Meth House Murder Charges Filed Second Man Arrested in Fatal Meth Fire Bank Cited for Meth House Deterioration Perspective: How Do We Make Sense of Fire Tragedy? The house, located in the Spring Mill subdivision, off Five Forks-Trickum Road, has been boarded up for more than a year. …