A 23-year-old Mississippi mother and soon-to-be college grad was killed by her ex-boyfriend on Thursday in a murder-suicide. The tragic events unfolded on a state highway, following a harrowing kidnapping and car chase.
“It was one of the worst homicide crime scenes I’ve ever seen,” said the police chief in Laurel, Mississippi.
An Ohio woman accused of killing her 11-year-old son at a Mississippi hotel is in custody in New Orleans awaiting extradition.
District Attorney Doug Evans recused himself from the case last month. Judge Joseph Loper gave Evans until February 28 to turn over all documents to the AG’s office.
Rap mogul Jay-Z sued the head of the Mississippi Department of Corrections and the warden of the state penitentiary Tuesday on behalf of 29 prisoners who say the two officials have done nothing to stop the violence that has left five inmates dead in the past two weeks.
The Supreme Court is throwing out the murder conviction of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi, after they say a prosecutor made a conscious effort to keep African Americans off the jury. Flowers has been tried six times for the same crime.
A Mississippi city has fired a police officer charged in the killing of a woman with whom he was romantically involved.