An 18-year-old man has been charged
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 Caleb 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.