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Woman dead in Baldwyn, Police charge suspect with capital murder

Shawnie Vel Young | Source: Baldwyn Police Department

Police suspect Shawnie Vel Young killed Britt and arrested her for first-degree murder.

Posted: Feb 12, 2020 3:43 PM

BALDWYN, Miss. (WTVA) - Police released new information about a homicide in Baldwyn that left a woman dead and another woman behind bars.

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon at the East Clayton Street home of Pamela Britt. Responding police officers found her unresponsive in her carport.

Police suspect Shawnie Vel Young killed Britt and arrested her for capital murder.

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

Agnew said he’s sure investigators have the right person in custody, but added there are still a lot of loose ends to tie up.

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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