An Ohio lady blamed for killing her 11-year-old child and leaving his body in a Mississippi lodging was captured Wednesday in New Orleans, police said.
Latina Marie Oates, 33, of Powell, Ohio, was captured at around 9 a.m. Wednesday, Tommy Cox, police head of Laurel, Mississippi, revealed to NBC News.
Oates has been accused of first-degree murder in the passing of Joshua Oates.
At the hour of her capture, she was with her two other youngsters, Justin Lamar Oates and Mark Anthony Oates, ages 6 and 9, Cox said in a phone talk with Thursday. The youngsters were in acceptable condition and are being thought about by kid government assistance experts in New Orleans, Cox said. He included that police have reached relatives in Ohio, who are coming to recover them.
Cox declined to state how Joshua kicked the bucket, however, he portrayed the scene in the lodging in the south Mississippi town as upsetting.
A post-mortem examination was booked for Wednesday.
It was one of the most noticeably terrible manslaughter wrongdoing scenes I’ve at any point seen, Cox said. I’ve been doing this 25 years, and this was upsetting.
Police in Mississippi and Louisiana had given announcements cautioning that the kids had been taken by their mom and were accepted to be in up and coming peril after inn staff found Joshua’s body.
Oates was set up for the Jones County Jail on Wednesday night and had her underlying appearance Thursday evening in Laurel Municipal Court, where she was denied security, as per Cox.
The boss said that Oates didn’t have a legal advisor yet that one would probably be named in the coming days.