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Woman convicted of murder in fatal West Point stabbing


WEST POINT, Mississippi — A Columbus woman has been convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole for the stabbing death of a West Point in 2012.

Clay County District Attorney Lindsey Clemons tells the Daily Times Leader ( ) a jury convicted Shunbrica Roby on Wednesday.

Roby was one of three women arrested in the death of 27-year-old Marcus Payne of Hamilton. Authorities say Payne was found outside a convenience store and later died at a Tupelo hospital.

Clemons says the trials for Roby's sister and cousin, Latwanna Roby and Natisha Roby, both of Macon, are scheduled during the July term of circuit court.

Information from: Daily Times Leader,

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