HILLSBORO, OH (FOX19) - Bond for an 18-year-old man who is accused of killing his niece will remain at $500,000.
A preliminary hearing was held Thursday morning in Highland County for Matthew Pierson, who is accused of killing his 5-year-old niece, Jada Beth Williams.
The detective in the case testified that Pierson confessed to police and talked about where the murder weapon, believe to be a sickle, was found.
The case will now go to the grand jury. Pierson remains in the Highland County Jail.