BATESVILLE — The hunt for suspects continues in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was burned alive in Panola County.
The Commercial Appeal reports that a private donor added $800 to a reward for information on Friday. That’s in addition to $10,000 from the U.S. Marshal’s Service, $5,000 from the state Fire Marshal’s Office and $1,000 from Crime Stoppers of North-Central Mississippi.
District Attorney John Champion says a slow, methodical inquiry continues into the death of Jessica Chambers, who was found burned near her car just outside the town of Courtland on Dec. 6. She later died from her injuries in a Memphis hospital
The FBI, the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the U.S. Marshals Service are working with state and county investigators.