Teen charged with murder of infant

A Coila teen is facing murder charges in connection with the death of a nine-month-old boy.

Terbonte Devon Alexander, 18, is currently being held without bond at the Carroll-Montgomery Regional Correctional Facility in Vaiden after being charged with the murder of Sawyer Jerrell Holston, nine months. 

According to Carroll County Sheriff Clint Walker, Alexander was arrested following an investigation by Carroll County deputies and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agents into the infant’s death on November 14.  Autopsy results showed the child died of blunt force trauma to the head.

For more on this story, check out Wednesday’s edition of The Winona Times and The Conservative.