Juvenile charged with murdering sister in Buncombe Co.

BUNCOMBE Co., S.C. (WSPA) – Deputies are investigating the death of a teen killed Saturday in Weaverville.

According to the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a report of a suspicious person at 10:34 p.m. to an address on Brinwood Drive. Deputies arrived eight minutes later and spoke with a juvenile and began searching for the victim.

The victim was later found shortly at the bottom of Brinwood Drive.

Deputies identified the victim as Kayla Desiree Hensley, 18 of Weaverville. Deputies say her brother has been charged with first-degree murder in her killing.

He’s in the custody of the N.C. Department of Public Safety Juvenile Justice.

The incident is reportedly domestic in nature and there is no ongoing threat to the nearby community.