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Deputies: 3 arrested in connection with fatal shooting of an 86-year-old Elbert Co. man

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Savanna Jennings and William Peterson. (Source: Elbert County Detention Center). Savanna Jennings and William Peterson. (Source: Elbert County Detention Center).
Dakota Street. (Source: Elbert County Detention Center). Dakota Street. (Source: Elbert County Detention Center).
ELBERTON, GA (FOX Carolina) -

The Elbert County Sheriff's Office said three people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of an 86-year-old man. 

Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews said William David Peterson, 19, and Savanna Marie Jennings, 19, were charged with murder, felony murder, malice murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime,aggravated assault and concealing the death of another. 

Peterson was also charged with a possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Sheriff Andrews said. 

Sheriff Andrews said the third suspect, Dakota Scott Street, 18, was charged with concealing the death of another. 

The sheriff identified the victim as Jennings' grandfather Otha Perrin. 

According to Sheriff Andrews, Jennings reported her grandfather missing on Sunday morning.On Monday, another family remember told the sheriff's office that "something isn't right" about the report, the sheriff said. 

Sheriff Andrews said during further questioning, Jennings admitted to lying in the answers she had previously given deputies. 

The sheriff said a .22 caliber rifle was found near the location where Perrin's body was recovered. 

Peterson, Jennings and Street are currently being held at the Elbert County Detention Center. 

Sheriff Andrews said the case is still under investigation. 

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