Mississippi woman found guilty in death of man found in freezer


rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Hattiesburg American – 2022-09-22 13:26:18

A Lamar County woman charged with first-degree murder and receiving stolen property was convicted by a jury on both counts.

Forty-year-old Samantha Simmons, was on trial this week for the murder of 54-year-old Thomas Burns, whose body was found in a freezer at his home in Lamar County on May 22, 2018.

Mississippi Woman Found Guilty In Death Of Man Found In Freezer

Burns’ family had reported him missing after they could not contact him nor find him at his home on Purvis-Oloh Road. The following day, Lamar County Sheriff’s deputies also searched the home, where they found the man’s body.

Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said in an earlier story that Burns 

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