Tuesday, July 16

Parents Charged with Felony Child Abuse after Death of Five-Year-Old in Seagrove

SEAGROVE N.C. – Two parents have been arrested and charged with felony child abuse after an investigation into the death of a five-year-old female in Seagrove according to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office.

On July 24, 2023, the Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service at Needhams Trail in Seagrove, for a welfare check.

Patrol deputies located a deceased female juvenile five years of age. Detectives and investigators responded and began an investigation and collected evidence. That investigation led to the arrest of Christina Ashley Myers and Billy Gene Myers, the parents of the decedent. 

Christina and Billy Myers were taken to the Randolph County Jail where the magistrate found probable cause for the charge of felony child abuse.

Christina Myers and Billy Myers each received a $250,000 secured bond and were due in court today. 

The Sheriff’s Office says the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office at 336-318-6699, Randolph County Crime Stoppers at 336-672-7463, or submit a tip via the Sheriff’s App or P3TIPS.com