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GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — One of the two Georgia brothers accused of trying to kill his parents in a violent attack allegedly told investigators he has been planning the crime since childhood, according to WSBTV.
Yvonne Ervin called 911 on Sept. 5 and told police her children were trying to kill her and her husband Zachary at their home in Snellville, Ga.
She told the operator that her husband had distracted their sons, 17-year-old Cameron and 22-year-old Christopher, so she could call for help.
The parents told police their sons gave them Xanax in a cocktail the night before and then tried to asphyxiate them with plastic wrap.
Both parents were hospitalized after the attack but have since been released.
A search warrant obtained by WSBTV revealed that the alleged attack was planned years before the incident happened.
In the search warrant a detective wrote, “One of the sons also stated that he had been planning this since he was 11 years old.”
During interviews, one of the sons also admitted that he wanted to cover up the evidence by setting the house on fire.
According to the warrant, the mother told police that, “during the attack the sons poured an unknown substance on her and then she felt heat on the back of her leg.”
The document showed that police seized lighters, flammable substances, weapons, plastic wrap, Xanax pills and a knife.
Yvonne Ervin also told police the boys were acting strange the night before the attack. She said they offered to cook dinner for her and Zachary, which was out of character for them.
Cameron and Christopher Ervin were charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and arson in the first degree to endanger human life, according to ABC News.
Both brothers are being held in the Gwinnett County Detention Center without bond.