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SW Virginia: Teenage daughter ruled competent for trial in father's murder

Wes Bunch • Apr 18, 2013 at 9:29 AM

GATE CITY, Va. — A teenage girl who allegedly helped her mother murder her father last year at their Scott County home was ruled competent to stand trial during a brief appearance in court Wednesday.

Savannah Napier is charged with one count of first-degree murder for her alleged role in the March 2012 shooting of her father, Billy Ray Napier, 74.

She is currently being held at the Highlands Juvenile Detention Facility in Bristol, Va.