UPDATE: The identities of four people killed in a plane crash in north Georgia have been released.

The coroner's office said Dexter Lee Gresham, 55, and Mary Jo Yarbrough, 61, both of Etowah died in the crash. Two children aboard the aircraft were brother and sister Austin Day, 10, and Kinsley Wilson,10. The two children were Yarbrough’s grandchildren and were from Corinth, MS.

The plane crashed in Ramhurst, Ga. Saturday evening.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Murray County Sheriff confirmed to our NBC affiliate WRCB-TV in Chattanooga a plane crashed in Ramhurst, Ga., thirty miles east of Dalton.

The Federal Aviation Administration said a Piper PA-23 went down at 4:44 p.m. on Piney Hills Road.

Officials confirmed it was a twin engine plane.

It happened off of Old 411 South near Piney Hill Road.

Officials also say that the victims are from the Tennessee area. It's unclear which airport the plane came from and where it was going.

After searching the area, officials confirmed they found four people dead.

"Most of the people are telling us that the plane did come apart in mid-air and from what we've found at the scene, that's evidently what had happened," Sheriff Gary Langford of the Murray County Sheriff's Office said.

He said the wings and engine were separated from the plane. The cockpit was the only part of the plane intact.

The FAA said they will investigate, and the NTSB will determine the cause of the crash.

WRCB-TV has a crew on the scene.

Investigators cannot release any information about the victims.

We'll continue providing you updates as they come.

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MURRAY COUNTY, GA - The Murray County Sheriff confirmed to our NBC affiliate WRCB-TV in Chattanooga a plane crashed in Ramhurst, Ga., thirty miles east of Dalton.

The Federal Aviation Administration said a Piper PA-23 went down at 4:44 p.m.

Officials confirmed it was a twin engine plane.

It happened off of Old 411 South near Piney Hill Road.

After searching the area, officials confirmed they found four people dead.

The FAA said they will investigate, and the NTSB will determine the cause of the crash.

WRCB-TV will have a crew on the way to the scene.

We'll continue providing you updates as they come.