On Thursday, March 8, 2007 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios Jr. was abducted from the front yard of his grandmother's house.

Glynn County Police subsequently arrested David Edenfield, his wife Peggy Edenfield, their adult son George Edenfield and family friend Donald Dale.

This is a collection of stories following the community's search for Christopher and the trials of the Edenfields and Dale.

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The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday upheld the convictions and death sentence of David Edenfield for the 2007 molestation and murder of 6-year…

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Two unrelated child murders that have stunned Glynn County - the point-blank shooting this past March of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago and the…

  • By LOUIE BROGDON The Brunswick News
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Unless Peggy Edenfield lives to be 122 years old, it is unlikely that she will ever live outside of a prison cell.

  • By LOUIE BROGDON The Brunswick News
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Glynn County will have to foot the bill to move the murder trial of Peggy Edenfield 126 miles southwest of Brunswick, but officials do not kno…

  • By LOUIE BROGDON The Brunswick News
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Peggy Edenfield, accused in the March 2007 molestation and murder of 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios, will face a jury of her peers, bu…

  • By LOUIE BROGDON The Brunswick News
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Sue Rodriguez was glad when Peggy Edenfield rejected an offer from prosecutors Monday to recommend a specified prison sentence for her if she …

  • By LOUIE BROGDON The Brunswick News
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George Edenfield is not mentally competent to stand trial at this time for his alleged role in the molesting and murder of an elementary schoo…

  • By LOUIE BROGDON The Brunswick News
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The second man accused of molesting and killing a Glynn County 6-year-old boy three years ago will have a hearing next month to decide whether…

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Convicted murderer and child molester David Edenfield was back in Glynn County Superior Court Thursday, this time to listen to his lawyers arg…

  • By LOUIE BROGDON The Brunswick News
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A man convicted and sentenced to death by a jury in October for the murder of a 6-year-old child three years ago will ask for a new trial duri…

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An attorney for convicted killer David H. Edenfield has filed motions in Glynn County Superior Court asking for a new trial and to temporarily…

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The second of three defendants to stand trial in the murder of Christopher Michael Barrios Jr., 6, on March 8, 2007, will be George Edenfield,…

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Glynn County's coroner fully intends to hold an inquest into the death of a teenager at the Glynn County Detention Center in May.

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It took a jury two hours Tuesday to decide to return a death penalty sentence against convicted murderer and child molester David Edenfield, 6…

  • By LOUIE BROGDON and HANK ROWLAND The Brunswick News
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HAZLEHURST - Twelve jurors and four alternatives will hear opening arguments in the child molestation and murder case against David Edenfield …

  • By LOUIE BROGDON The Brunswick News
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HAZLEHURST - If the goal of Glynn County Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett was to find a community where names like Edenfield and Barrios …

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Jury selection starts this morning in Hazlehurst in Jeff Davis County for one of three people who will stand trial for their alleged role in k…

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A pre-trial psychiatric examination of a man accused of molesting and killing a kindergarten child two years ago is not expected to delay the …

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Rulings Thursday by Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett cleared away the final hurdle to allow prosecutors and defense attorneys to move for…

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Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett is expected to decide today whether a man accused of killing a 6-year-old boy was coerced into making st…

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The first round of jury selection begins in about a month for one of the three defendants charged in the death of a 6-year-old Glynn County boy.

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A Glynn County official says a coroner's inquest will be held in the death of a teenager at the Glynn County Detention Center this past May. W…

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Lack of funding is forcing a Superior Court judge to push the trial of one of the men accused of killing a 6-year-old boy in 2007 back by abou…

  • By EMILY STRANGER
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A Glynn County Superior Court judge will hear all pending pretrial motions Thursday in the case of Donald Dale, the man accused of concealing …

  • By EMILY STRANGER
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While the lawyer for the man charged with helping to conceal the body of Christopher Michael Barrios Jr. is demanding a speedy trial for his c…

  • By EMILY STRANGER
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Glynn County District Attorney Stephen Kelley says he will not respond publicly to a defense attorney's claim that prosecutors have dragged th…

  • By EMILY STRANGER
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A Brunswick man accused of helping to conceal the death of 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios Jr. in March will be the first of four peopl…

  • By LAUREN McCALLISTER
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The grandmother of 6-year-old Christopher Barrios Jr., who was allegedly abducted and murdered last month, wants the public to know everything…

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A Glynn County Grand Jury returned a multiple-count indictment Wednesday, including murder and aggravated molestation charges, against three p…

  • By JOSH RAYBURN and EMILY STRANGER The Brunswick News
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Three days before his body was found, Glynn County police were told 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios Jr. had been choked to death.

  • By EMILY STRANGER
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Police searched land and water Wednesday but ended the day with the same question as the past six: Where is Christopher Michael Barrios Jr.?

  • By EMILY STRANGER
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Six-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios Jr., who has been missing from his home since Thursday evening, has vanished without a trace.

  • By EMILY STRANGER
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The last time neighbors saw 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios Jr. he was playing on a swing set at a mobile home park.