16-year-old killed Sunday in Jefferson County; sheriff’s office makes arrest

Published 3:21 pm Monday, March 28, 2022

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies were notified of a possible killing in the 14000 block of Kolb’s Corner in Jefferson County at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered the body of a 16-year-old female, who had suffered a gunshot wound.

The body was taken to the Jefferson County Morgue for an autopsy.

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Cody Arnold, 22, was arrested at the home and charged with murder.

His bond has been set at $1,000,000.

Detectives said the investigation into other suspects is ongoing.

As of early Monday afternoon, the Sheriff’s Office is not releasing information on any relationship between the two, if the killing happened during another crime or the victim’s name.

Authorities said the victim and suspect lived in the rural area of Jefferson County.