The grandmother of a 20-month-old girl is in custody after Mississippi deputies reportedly found the toddler’s body in an oven, with stab wounds.
The Clarion Ledger reported that the toddler girl’s body was taken to a crime lab to undergo an autopsy. The grandmother’s identity is unknown at this point in time as she hasn’t been formally charged with a crime.
According to WREG, Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams told reporters that the woman will face some sort of murder charge.
As CrimeOnline reported earlier, law enforcement were called to the Shaw residence at around 7 p.m. Monday and found the girl at the scene. Right now, it’s unclear whether the victim was dead before she was placed in an oven.
This is a developing story. Be sure to check back with CrimeOnline for updates as they become available.
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