Grandmother accused of killing infant

Oct 16, 2018

Posted: Oct. 16, 2018 9:12 PM
Updated: Oct. 16, 2018 9:12 PM

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we now have our first look at the delta grandmother accused of stabbing a child and then putting it in the oven... take a look... this is 48 year old "carolyn jones" she has been charged with first degree murder. she is the grandmother who authorities say stabbed 20 month old royalty marie floyd and then placed her in a heated oven wtva's xavier harris reports "it was unreal when we got the phone call, it was just unreal and it scared me." allysa smith says shes been living in the neighbor hood for over 17 years and never thought she would see the day something like this would happen to a child in her neighborhood... kelvin williams/bolivar county sheriff "deputies found at the scene that there was a 20 month old deceased infant inside an oven in the resident." and inside that home with that infant was the grandmother no charges have been filed at this time but she has been taken in to custody by the bolivar county sheriff department... "what we are trying to do is not mess up the investigation as we move foward we want to make sure we come up with the proper charges for the person who did this." we were unable to speak with the mother of the infant but we did see where she made a facebook post saying this was her one and only daughter ans its the hardest thing shes ever had to deal with but she will always love her daughter and she will forever live in the communities hearts that was xavier harris reporting.. the child's bodyhas been sent to the state crime lab in jackson for an autopsy a wet day across the
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