A Pike County woman was found unresponsive in the front yard of her home, located at 1088 Lawson Road, around 12:10 a.m. on Saturday, January 4.
According to Pike County Coroner Jason Jones, 32-year-old Erica Hall of Magnolia was pronounced dead at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center. Her injuries appeared to be from several stab wounds and one gunshot wound, which came from a small caliber handgun.
Hall’s two juvenile daughters were taken into custody.
Fourteen-year-old Amariyona Hall is being charged, as an adult, with murder. She is being held in the Pike County Jail on a $150,000 bond.
The 12-year-old juvenile, whose name or charges will not be released due to youth court proceedings, is being held in the Adams County Detention Center.
The investigation is in its preliminary stage. Investigators are gathering facts and collecting evidence to be sent to the State Crime Lab