Police Arrest Mother Of Missing Georgia Teen For Concealing Her Death After Remains Found
- Mar 13, 2018 1131
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office confirms that the human remains found in the woods on Golden Camp Road have been identified as 16-year-old Latania Janell Carwell.
Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen says that she was identified through dental records.
Latania was first reported missing last April 17th, when her mother, Tanya Tripp, said she left with her stepfather, Leon Tripp.
Leon Tripp faces charges of Murder and Kidnapping in regards to her disappearance.
Tanya is charged with Concealing a Death.
Leon Tripp later told investigators that she is dead.