Court date set for daughter of missing Wayne County woman found deceased

Court date set for daughter of missing Wayne County woman found deceased

WAYNE CO., GA (WTOC) - The daughter of a Wayne County woman who was reported missing and later found deceased will be in court on Friday, April 17.

Eugenia Schell faces charges of making false statements to investigators in connection to her mother's disappearance.

Relatives had reported Willie Jo Vaughn missing, having not seen or spoken to her since on March 26.

Investigators later found Vaughn's body inside of her car at the bottom of a boat landing along the Altamaha River. They say Schell and her boyfriend lied about their whereabouts and denied being near Vaughn's house when witnesses placed them there.

Vaughn's death remains under investigation.

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