Charges have been filed against an 18-year-old
Charges have been filed in the homicide of a five-year-old Highland County girl.
The body of 5-year-old Jada Beth Williams was found in a Flat Road residence garage Sunday afternoon, in what authorities say was death by "criminal activity".
Highland County Sheriff Ron Ward says they have charged 18-year-old Matthew Kaleb Pierson with the murder. He was the victim's uncle.
Highland County Sheriff Ron Ward
A 38-year-old man that was originally in custody as "a person of interest", was not charged.
Sheriff Ward says autopsy results could result in additional charges and possibly even additional people being charged.