Manhunt Continues Tonight As Two Year Old Abandoned Girl Found Dead in Truck


A Mississippi sheriff says a 2-year-old North Carolina girl has been found dead after she and her 7-year-old brother were abandoned in a pickup truck. Authorities were searching for her father, and have charged the mother with neglect. The boy is in protective custody. Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee tells WAPT-TV that James Harrison Jr. and Amy Harrison of Salisbury, North Carolina, were traveling through Mississippi with the children on Thursday when the couple argued near the town of Lake. Lee says the mother got out of their vehicle. The truck and the children were found later in a wooded area. ap)

*******James Harrison is still wanted for questioning involving a Homicide by the Scott and Newton County Sheriffs Departments. If you see him, please contact the Newton County Sheriffs Department. (601) 635-4401 or please call East Mississippi Crimestoppers 855-485-TIPS to remain anonymous.

photo- James Harrison