Monroe County woman found dead at home, nephew in custody

UPDATE: Sergeant Marilynne Fitts with the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, says the 15-year-old juvenile being held in South Carolina in connection to the incident is the victim's nephew.

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UPDATE: Sergeant Marilynne Fitts with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, says the 15-year-old juvenile being held in South Carolina in connection to the incident is the victim’s nephew.

Sergeant Fitts says the nephew is the prime suspect in the case.

Stay with 41NBC for more updates as they become available.

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A woman was found dead at her home in Monroe County.

Monroe County investigators say they found 42-year-old Tryeflue Lerra O’Neal unresponsive at her home off Tingle Road Sunday night.

According to a news release from Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, a juvenile suspect is in custody in South Carolina. He is being taken back to Monroe County to face charges.

The investigation is ongoing.