CLARKSDALE, MS- The teen accused of murdering an elderly Mississippi woman is now being charged as an adult.
17-year-old Nathaniel Roberson, Jr. is charged with robbery and capital murder. Investigators say he robbed and killed 80-year-old Ethel Lewis in her Clarksdale home Saturday.
When investigators arrived, they found her body had been set on fire. Investigators arrested Roberson after they found him driving Lewis' stolen car.
He's being held without bond in the Coahoma County Jail.