RICHMOND COUNTY, N.C. -- A 39-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of a 4-year-old in Richmond County.

Julius Juan Lilly of Ellerbe, North Carolina was arrested Friday after a 4-year-old girl was found dead by emergency responders at 7:56 a.m., according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

It's unclear how the girl died, and a medical examiner will perform an autopsy.

The name of the victim and her mother has not been released.

Lilly is being held behind bars under no bond.

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