Man who killed toddler has parole denied - - Jackson, MS

Man who killed toddler has parole denied

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Mississippi Parole Board has denied parole for a man convicted of killing a toddler and wounding his mother in 1985.

Authorities say, Anthony Jenkins stole a deer rifle, set up near a road and fired on the first vehicle that came within sight.

Jenkins was accused of shooting 4-year-old James Neal Freeman who died from his wounds.

Debi Freeman, the child's mother was shot in the face, but was able to recover.

Anthony Jenkins is serving a life sentence for the shootings.

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