Deputies there did not immediately return a phone call seeking information about the homicide or how the body ended up in a neighboring state behind the facility where Atlanta police recruits are trained.
Three people have been charged with Echavarria’s death, according to SCNow.com. Cecelia Elaine Knox, 31, of Florence, was charged with murder, while Jana Lynn Knox, 39, and Jimmy Lee Knox, 37, both of Hampton, were charged with accessory after the fact of murder and obstruction, the sheriff’s office told the news outlet.
The three remain in the Florence County Detention Center, according to jail records. Cecelia Knox and Jana Knox were both denied bond, while Jimmy Know remains in jail on a $260,000 bond.
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Devin Johnson, 28, was charged Tuesday after police say he tried to sexually assault the teen inside a bathroom at the mall