Three Yadkin County residents have been arrested and charged in connection with a homicide that occurred in Yadkinville last month.
On Sept. 2, Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a body found lying in a driveway of a residence on Hoots Road. The deceased was Jack Wilson Brooks, 68, of Yadkinville. Brook’s body was sent to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for an autopsy to determine the cause of death, which has not yet been released.
After multiple interviews and search warrants, detectives with the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the Mooresville Police Department, have made several arrests in connection with the murder.
Arrested were Mary Ann Waddell, 37, and Jackie Mark Creed, 46, both of Boonville, and Anthony Ryan Hill, 36, of Jonesville. Waddell and Hill were each charged with first-degree murder and Creed was charged with accessory after the fact of murder, second-degree burglary, and felony larceny. Waddell is under a $500,000 secured bond, Hill is being held under no bond, and Creed is under a $250,000 secured bond. All three of the suspects are being held in the Yadkin County Detention Center and scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 12.
The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office expressed thanks to the Jonesville Police Department, Surry County Sheriff’s Office and Surry County Emergency Services Dive Team for their assistance in the investigation.