The body of 80-year-old Mary Ann Elvington was found outside of a church in Horry County, Ga., and the suspect – an African-American male – is currently being held without bond.
Before her remains were found, Elvington had been described as missing and there was a hunt to find her:
🚨MISSING – ENDANGERED🚨#HCPD is searching for Mary Ann Elvington, 80, who was last seen near her home on Highway 76 in Nichols.
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Elvington is approximately 5’2” and 160 lbs.
Anyone with information about Elvington’s whereabouts is asked to call 843-248-1520. pic.twitter.com/DFxNjXQths
— Horry County PD (@horrycountypd) March 29, 2021
Elvington was described as a devout follower of Jesus