Owner of home arrested in the death of 5-year-old


MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) – A third woman faces felony charges in the death of a 5-year-old boy found in a garbage bag in a Mississippi basement.

The Meridian Star reports Alicia Thames was arrested this week on two counts of contributing to the neglect of a minor.

Meridian Police Chief Benny Dubose says charges relate to the death of Jakie Toole and injuries to his sibling.

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