Community gathering to be held Saturday for Martin County homicide victims

Taylor Lynn Carroll, left, and Dawn Elizabeth Ward (Martin County Sheriff's Office photos)

WILLIAMSTON, Martin County - An informal community gathering to celebrate the lives of the mother and daughter found dead in Martin County will be held Saturday afternoon.

Dawnn Ward and Taylor Carroll will be recognized in a gathering that will be held Saturday at Bethany Pentecostal Holiness Church at 1248 Tyner Rd. in Williamston at 3 p.m.

Ward and Carroll went missing Sunday and were reported missing by the Martin County Sheriff's Office on Monday. The two were found dead in a well in Martin County on Thursday. Police are still investigating their deaths.