Woman bound over for drowning 3-month-old daughter

October 31, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A woman who Lamar County authorities said allegedly put her 3-month-old daughter in her neighbor’s swimming pool and walked away has been bound over to the grand jury.

Forty-three-year-old Mary Elizabeth Booker has remained in custody since her arrest on Aug. 29.

2 Miss. inmates wanted for murder captured in La. bar

October 26, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Two Mississippi inmates suspected of fatally stabbing a 95-year-old woman after escaping from a prison were captured Tuesday in a bar on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, authorities said.

Richard Griffin, a supervisory inspector for the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Jackson, Miss., said information from confidential sources led authorities to the Razoo bar on Bourbon Street in New Orleans., where James Robert Martin, 22, and David Bass, 26, were taken into custody by members of the task force.