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Teen accused of killing his grandmother moved to adult court

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Posted at 9:55 PM, Jul 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-29 22:56:00-04

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Clarksville teen who allegedly killed his grandmother has been transferred to adult court.

Jacob Carney, 18, was 17 years old when he allegedly killed his 67-year-old grandmother Mary Carney, who adopted him. But on Wednesday he was moved to adult court.

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Jacob Carney

Carney allegedly attacked Mary and a second person, who survived, back in May. He was charged with first degree murder and attempted murder. He's being held on a $5 million bond.