A 19-year-old Georgia woman was charged with murder for fatally shooting her grandfather and recruiting two friends to help her hide the body, WSB-TV Atlanta reports.
Savanna Marie Jennings was also charged with felony murder, malice murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm and concealing the death of another after she broke down during questioning about Otha Perrin’s whereabouts. The 86-year-old man was reported missing by his granddaughter just a day earlier. They shared a home together.
Two others identified as William David Peterson, 19, and Dakota Scott Street, 18, were also charged in connection with Perrin’s death.
Police were notified of Jennings’ possible involvement on Monday after a family member told the sheriff’s office that “something isn’t right” about the missing person’s case. After Jennings admitted to being “deceitful” in her answers, the man’s body was found in a pond on a private farm, WSB-TV writes.
He died of multiple gunshot wounds. A .22 caliber rifle was also found near the pond.
The three teens are currently being held at the Elbert County Detention Center.