Man Kills Self and 1-year-old Daughter Near Moorehead

MOOREHEAD, MS (Ben Caxton) — Officials say a father kidnapped his one-year-old daughter before shooting the girl and himself to death as police closed in yesterday. Holmes County deputies got a call that 23-year-old Lavonte Lloyd kidnapped the child from her mother’s home in Cruger then fled in a pickup truck. They chased him across Leflore County and into Sunflower County before his truck ran into a ditch near Moorhead where he shot and killed the young girl and then himself. Associated Press reported that according to the Holmes County Chancery Clerk’s office a woman named Kimberly Outlaw filed a domestic violence petition Monday against Lloyd. She says the case wasn’t heard before Lloyd’s death.

 


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