- Associated Press - Saturday, April 29, 2017

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A woman faces a charge of capital murder in the burning death of her grandfather.

The Clarion-Ledger reports (https://on.thec-l.com/2psH0g7 ) 20-year-old Tateanna Parker allegedly used gasoline to set her grandfather’s home on fire Wednesday.

Police say 66-year-old Tommy Marshall died as a result of injuries he sustained in the fire.

Marshall is Jackson’s 22nd homicide of 2017.

Parker also faces a charge of first-degree arson. She’s being held at the Hinds County Jail. It was unknown if she’s represented by an attorney.

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Information from: The Clarion-Ledger, https://www.clarionledger.com


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