The Mississippi Court of Appeals has reversed a life sentence for a man convicted of kidnapping and sexual battery and sent the case back to Lowndes County Circuit Court for a new sentencing.
The second suspect in a 2016 rape and assault in the Cotton District is scheduled to go to trial as Oktibbeha County’s January circuit court term begins this week.
A woman in Clay County has been jailed for allegedly kidnapping her granddaughter, initiating an Amber Alert, Wednesday night.
Starkville police are searching for another suspect believed to be connected to a Monday kidnapping incident at the Brooksville Garden apartments.
A 14-year-old is in jail after his arrest on Tuesday for a suspected kidnapping.
A grand jury will hear the case for at least one of the charges against John B. Arnold Jr. after a preliminary hearing in Starkville Municipal Court.
An Oktibbeha County inmate who tried to escape the county jail has been moved to the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center after what officials believe may have been a second attempt to break out of jail.
A man who faces two attempted kidnapping counts is now looking at more charges after an unsuccessful attempt to escape from the Oktibbeha County Jail on Tuesday.