Jackson man arrested after missing woman’s body found in Leake County

Jimel Smith
Jimel Smith(JPD)
Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 12:14 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Police Department made an arrest after a missing woman’s body was found in Leake County.

Priddy Jackson, 19, went missing last week. A Silver Alert was issued for her disappearance.

Jackson’s body was found days later in Leake County.

Friday, JPD announced the arrest of 21-year-old Jimel Smith.

Smith surrendered to police and is charged with murdering Jackson.

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