Sarah Elizabeth Smith Wiki, Biography, Age, Net Worth
Sarah Elizabeth Smith is a North Carolina woman is facing numerous charges after she allegedly admitted to pushing her grandmother down a flight of stairs, causing fatal injuries.
WBTV reported that 28-year-old Sarah Elizabeth Smith was accused of pushing her 87-year-old grandmother Peggy Austin down the stairs in a house in Rowan County in October 2019. Smith’s 43-year-old boyfriend Brandon Scot Joines has been accused of aiding and abetting.
Austin was found dead in a house at 112 Tanglewood Drive, according to police. Although initially the victim seemed to have fallen by accident, detectives continued to investigate the case, then a North Carolina Medical Examiner said Austin’s injuries seemed “a little too severe for a normal fall,” CBS 7 reported.
Sergeant. It was revealed that Greene, Smith and Joines of the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office were living with Austin and using the old woman’s money. Greene said the murder could be caused by money.
On December 23, Smith was arrested for embezzlement. Joines was arrested for aiding and abetting the embezzlement.
After having an extensive conversation with Rowan County detectives, Smith admitted that he allegedly pushed Austin down the stairs. Authorities later added numerous charges against Smith, including second-degree murder, a controlled substance possession, and related drug charges.
Rowan County Sherrif’s Bureau online records show Smith’s bail at $ 155,000. Joines’ bail was set at $ 50,000.
Rowan County detectives said additional charges may be incurred. Check back for updates.