The body of a Yazoo City woman was discovered along Highway 49 after being struck by a vehicle during the early morning hours last Sunday.
Shea Erica Parker, 39, of Wise Street, died about 5:50 a.m. on Highway 49 near Yazoo County High School.
Local prison workers are begging for more guards and higher pay to address growing inmate violence in the Yazoo County Regional Correctional Facility.
A probable cause hearing has been set for the three county jail guards accused of sexual misconduct with two female inmates.
The names of three county jail guards accused of sexual misconduct with female inmates have not been released yet as details are being collected for a probable cause hearing.
A recent routine traffic stop led to an arrest, removing a large amount of fentanyl patches off the streets.
Maurice Smith was charged with possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, no driver’s license, no insurance and littering.