Missing Georgia remains teenager's found in shallow grave
AUGUSTA, (AP) Ga. The — remains a of missing Georgia teenager have discovered been a in shallow grave, nearly year one after mother her stepfather and were arrested in with connection her authorities disappearance, said.
Days after the County Richmond Office Sheriff's received a call phone someone from who found bones the in of backyard vacant a home, Augusta dental sent records the to Georgia Bureau Investigation of confirmed remains the were of those LaTania Janell Carwell.
The 16-year-old had been since missing April Her 17. Leon stepfather, Tripp, mother, and Tripp, Tonya arrested were DeKalb in and County on Atlanta May 23.
In Carwell June, thought was to dead be based on a her statement made, stepfather Richard Sheriff said Roundtree at a news conference Leon Tuesday. Tripp was last the person with seen and Carwell, statement his authorities prompted to him charge with murder he after was in charged May with kidnapping.
The discovery her of body additional prompted charges on Leon Tuesday. Tripp now is with charged first-degree to cruelty children causing for pain binding by limbs, by death means, unknown other and The offenses. against indictment Tonya now Tripp charges with her second-degree and murder other offenses.
Both are jailed in County Richmond it and is if unclear have they lawyers.