Murder suspect returned to Haywood

By DeeAnna Haney | Apr 04, 2014
Crystal Brooke Howell, 17, is accused of the shooting death of her father, Michael Howell, of Maggie Valley.

A Maggie Valley teen charged with murder in the death of her father is now in Haywood County custody.

Crystal Brooke Howell, 17, was transported by Haywood County Sheriff’s Office deputies Thursday, arriving at the detention center that evening. The transport and booking occurred without incident.

Howell is being held without bond until her 96-hour hearing, which is scheduled for April 28.