OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - A former Ole Miss police dispatcher is back in jail after she and a girl disappeared on Sunday.
According to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department, the investigation into the disappearance of Nikki Thweatt and the girl led investigators to New Orleans.
New Orleans police arrested Thweatt on Monday. It’s unclear if she faces charges there.
In Lafayette County, she faces one count of kidnapping and one count of touching of a child for lustful purpose.
Lafayette County sheriff’s deputies arrested Thweatt in late June, reported WMC-TV in Memphis.
At the time of the June arrest, Ole Miss said Thweatt no longer worked there.
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