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Judge sets $5 million bond for Baldwyn capital murder suspect

Shawnie Vel Young appeared in Lee County court Thursday morning, where a judge set her bond at $5 million.

Posted: Feb 13, 2020 11:19 AM
Updated: Feb 13, 2020 6:58 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A judge said a Baldwyn murder suspect is dangerous to society and gave her a $5 million bond.

Shawnie Young appeared in Lee County court Thursday morning.

Shawnie Vel Young | Source: Baldwyn Police Department

Baldwyn Police suspect she killed Pamela Britt Tuesday afternoon. Police found Britt unresponsive in her carport on East Clayton Street.

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Police charged Young with capital murder.

Police are not saying how Britt died. Investigators are waiting on autopsy results to determine her cause of death.

Britt worked at the Baldwyn U-Save grocery store. Someone placed flowers and a wreath at the store’s front door Wednesday in memory of her.

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