TEXARKANA, Ark. — A female accused of fatally capturing her previous boyfriend and thieving his truck in May perhaps pleaded not guilty to cash murder Tuesday afternoon in Miller County.
Mahogany Jashe “Jash” Palmer, 21, faces life without the possibility of parole or loss of life by deadly injection if convicted. She is billed in the demise of 40-12 months-outdated Ernest Jackson.
Palmer appeared from the jail by using video clip right before Circuit Choose Wren Autrey. A member of the local general public defender’s workplace appeared with Palmer while Palmer is predicted to acquire illustration by means of the state’s public defender commission or as a result of courtroom appointment of a private legal professional in the money case.
Palmer entered a not responsible plea to a demand of household burglary as perfectly. She allegedly fully commited that offense June 1, the similar working day she was arrested by the Texarkana Arkansas Police Section on the money murder demand in Jackson’s demise.
Jackson’s human body was found in the stairwell of his Texarkana, Arkansas, apartment Might 25. He’d been shot as soon as in the upper body and had not been viewed considering that May 19, in accordance to a probable bring about affidavit.
Management at the Fox Creek Apartments checked on Jackson soon after getting contacted by relatives customers who explained they experienced not heard from him in days.
A expended 9 mm shell casing was recovered from Jackson’s bed room and one particular reside 9 mm hollow-level round was discovered future to his physique. Jackson was observed on his again, sprawled on the stairwell with his head at the “cheapest elevation.”
Texarkana, Arkansas, police investigators conferred with two of the department’s patrol officers who had responded to a call at Jackson’s apartment on Could 17. Jackson had reportedly finished a intimate romantic relationship with Palmer and required officers to aid her in leaving his residence.
At the time of the May perhaps 17 contact, human body digicam footage captured images of Jackson’s grey 2015 F-250 Super Duty truck in entrance of the condominium. Palmer allegedly advised one of the officers that the truck belongs to Jackson and she is not permitted to use it.
Neither the truck nor the keys to it could be situated at the time of the discovery of Jackson’s system May possibly 25. Online video footage from a neighbor’s personal stability digital camera confirmed Jackson previous entered his condominium May 19.
Investigators identified that Palmer had taken possession of a gun the day Jackson was past found. GPS monitoring of Jackson’s lacking truck led investigators to a tow property in Minor Rock. Palmer allegedly ran the truck off the road in Small Rock and was allegedly captured on the towing firm’s video clip surveillance.
Palmer was arrested June 1 in the parking ton of a Texarkana, Arkansas, motel.
She is becoming held without the need of bail in the Miller County jail.