CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A man arrested in connection to a Carter County homicide had his case bound over to a grand jury Wednesday.
Jacob Morley, of Elizabethton, was arrested in North Carolina in early March after a multi-state pursuit. At the time, authorities had stated that Morley was wanted for questioning in a homicide investigation.
New charges against Morley have since been released, including first-degree murder.
On Wednesday, Morley appeared in Carter County General Sessions Court on the following charges:
- Aggravated Burglary
- Felony Evading Arrest
- Reckless Endangerment/Aggravated Assault
- Theft of Property over $1,000
- Tampering with Evidence
- Abuse of a Corpse
- First-degree Murder (Premeditated)
Morley is due in court next on May 23. The details surrounding the alleged murder have still yet to be released.