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No Justice for Maxyn: Edwards pleads guilty to lesser charge

No Justice for Maxyn Edwards pleads guilty to lesser charge By Logan Watson After waiting for almost seven years, the family of five-month-old Maxyn Killingsworth finally had their day in court, but the verdict left the boy’s family unsatisfied. Braxton Prather Edwards, the man responsible for the death of young Maxyn, was indicted on May…

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Edwards indicted for murder in 2016 death of infant

Edwards indicted for murder in death of infant By Logan Watson   The Gibson County Grand Jury returned 31 indictments on Monday, May 1, including a long-awaited indictment in the death of five-month-old Maxyn Killingsworth. Braxton Prather Edwards, 27, of Kenton, was indicted on charges of Murder in Perpetration of a Felony – Aggravated Child…

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Two found dead in apparent murder/suicide

By Victor Parkins Milan Police found two people dead Thursday morning on Forest Street about 8:30 a.m. in what is believed to be a murder-suicide. Chief Bobby Sellers said the department received a call from a concerned family member at 8:18 a.m. When officers arrived for a welfare check, the front door was ajar and…

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Bradford murder suspects still at large

Suspects at large in Bradford murder Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas has confirmed that three individuals have been charged in connection with a robbery that killed one individual and seriously wounded another in Bradford Wednesday morning. Investigators have charged Amanda Nicole Cathey, 33, of Trenton, Tyler Blake Pierce, 28, of Milan, and Johnny Dale Yarbrough,…

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One dead, two injured in shooting on Carnes Road

One dead, two injured in shooting on Carnes Road By Victor Parkins One person is dead and two others are injured after an early morning homicide Wednesday, according to a report from Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas. Sheriff Deputies responded to a 911 call about 3:30 a.m. at a house trailer located at 22 Carnes…

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Grand Jury indicts Jackson in Dyer murder

Special Grand Jury indicts man in Dyer murder By Logan Watson Jamocus Jackson, the man taken into custody following an investigation into a “suspicious death” in Dyer on Sunday, was indicted by a special session of the Gibson County Grand Jury this morning on charges of First Degree Murder, Tampering with Evidence and Possession of…

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