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Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child's grandmother, authorities said. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. said 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged with firs

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-18 11:28:08

'My mother was not a violent person,' says woman whose toddler was stabbed, placed in oven

The mother, Veronica Jones, said she started a GoFundMe page to take care of her daughter’s funeral arrangements.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-10-18 01:47:00

Tragic baby girl who died after being 'stabbed and baked in oven' is named

Carolyn Jones, 48, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder following the death of little Royalty Floyd

MIRROR - 2018-10-18 08:47:30

Toddler found dead in oven

Police were called to her house in Shaw, Mississipi, after a relative found the 20-month-old's body inside the oven.

TRIKKLES.COM - 2018-10-18 00:00:00

Woman Accused Of Stabbing Her 20-Month-Old Granddaughter To Death And Baking Her In The Oven

Spokesman Warren Strain at the Mississippi Department of Public Safety said investigators are still trying to determine the girl’s cause of death, as well as her time of death. Police are still unsure if she died before she was placed in the oven. The child’s body has been sent to the state Crime La

BET - 2018-10-17 15:06:12

Community speaks out after Mississippi toddler was stabbed to death and put in oven

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FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-10-17 22:35:51

Child found dead in oven

“When deputies arrived on the scene, it was confirmed that a homicide had taken place inside the home,” he added.

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2018-10-16 18:39:24

Coahoma hospital warns of closure; nearly 500 jobs and a community's lifeline at stake | Mississippi Today

CLARKSDALE –Almost two months ago, a not-for-profit health system operating a Delta hospital filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, unsure if it would be able to keep the 181-bed Northwest Mississippi Regional Center (Merit Health) open. But on Friday, Coahoma County officials received a notice that the c

MISSISSIPPITODAY.ORG - 2018-10-17 22:04:41

Grandmother charged with murder after toddler stabbed, found dead inside oven

JACKSON, Miss. - A sheriff says a grandmother has been charged with first-degree murder after her 20-month-old granddaughter was found stabbed and burned inside an oven. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. says 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged Tuesday after Royalty Marie Floyd was found

KFOR - 2018-10-17 18:52:02

One in custody after baby stabbed, baked in oven

SHAW, MS (WTVA) - According to WTVA, one person is in custody after a baby was stabbed, placed in an oven and baked, according to the Bolivar County sheriff.


Baby stabbed and then burned in oven

SHAW, MS (WMC) - Police said a 20-month-old was stabbed to death and put into a heated oven, and officials have identified the person in custody as the toddler's 48-year-old grandmother Carolyn Jones, who was living in the home.

TEXOMASHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-17 03:02:18

Pedestrian struck by car on highway dies

Clifford T. “Todd” Arbuckle, 45, was pronounced dead on the scene when Mississippi Highway Patrol and paramedics arrived.

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2018-10-17 18:55:54

UPDATE: Grandmother in custody for infant's death

Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams says a grandmother is being held in connection with the infant's death. The grandmother's name is not being released because no formal charges have been filed at this time. The infant has been identified as a 20-month-old girl. The girl's identity is not being


POLICE: Baby stabbed, placed in oven and baked

SHAW, Miss. (WJTV) - According to an Associated Press report out of Shaw, Miss., police have taken a person into after a baby was stabbed, placed in an oven and baked.

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-16 16:06:21

Women steal $750,000 from Mississippi college, bought watches, shoes

CLARKSDALE, Miss. (WJTV) - From 2013 to 2017, two Coahoma Community College employees in Clarksdale, Miss.are said to have spent more than $750,000 of the college’s money on local and online purchases for shoes, watches, a chandelier, and many other items.Special Agents from the Mississippi Office o

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-16 19:34:42

Grandmother charged after toddler's body found dead in an oven, sheriff says

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FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-10-16 22:53:32

Grandmother accused of murder after young child stabbed, burned in oven | East Idaho News

SHAW, Mississippi – A grandmother in Shaw, Mississippi, is being held by authorities in connection with an infant’s death.

EASTIDAHONEWS.COM - 2018-10-16 23:53:06

Young Bolivar mothers offered encouragement and resources

“For the past three years, we have used this event to connect with pregnant mothers and women with children under six months,” said Chairperson Chiquikta Fountain.


Charleston spoils Ruleville’s homecoming

Off the field might have been fun, but on it, the Tigers struggled early on as they fell behind 22-0 in the first quarter and never recovered as they watched Charleston go on to win 38-12 in a key Region 3-3A football game.


Mississippi mayor collects signatures for legal marijuana

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WJTV) - A Mississippi mayor is trying to legalize medicinal marijuana, the Associated Press reports.