Missing 8-year-old’s body found, mother found dead in home

UPDATE- Authorities have identified a body found yesterday as that belonging to 8-year-old Iyana Lowery.

32-year-old Jejauncey Fernando Harrington of Bennettsville has been given additional charges of murder and armed robbery.

He was previously charged with kidnapping and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime in connection to Iyana’s disappearance, as well as murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime in connection to the death of Ella Lowery, Iyana Lowery’s mother.

MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office and SLED need your help finding missing 8-year-old Iyana Lowery.

On Friday, deputies responded to a home in Bennettsville where they found her mother dead. Deputies searched a neighbor’s house and sent a helicopter to look to Iyana Saturday.

Deputies say they are exhausting their resources to find her.

If you have information about where the child might be, you are asked to call 911.

 

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