In a tragic case that shocked the community, a man from Jackson has been sentenced to 50 years following the death of his 17-year-old step-daughter.
The Hinds County District Attorney’s office confirmed the sentencing of Danny Dabbs, who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and two counts of felony child abuse involving two other children.
The incident occurred in October 2020 when authorities found Dabbs’ step-daughter, Lamonica Tucker, unresponsive at their residence.
She showed visible signs of abuse, leading to the discovery of the heinous acts committed against her and the two other children.
The details surrounding the nature of the abuse were not disclosed in the available information.
The tragedy took a further dark turn as Tucker’s mother was also convicted of capital murder in connection to her daughter’s death.
The specifics of her involvement were not provided, leaving unanswered questions about the extent of her role.
In an unrelated update, two men have been charged in connection to a deadly shooting that claimed the lives of two individuals and left several others injured.
One of the suspects identified is 25-year-old Kadeem, while the other individual’s identity remains undisclosed.
The incident highlights the alarming rise in violent crimes within the area, prompting concerns among local residents.
Authorities are working diligently to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting and bring the responsible individuals to justice.
The community mourns the loss of the victims and stands united against such senseless acts of violence.