Springhill woman charged with 2nd degree murder

By Bonnie Culverhouse

The woman who is allegedly responsible for the death of a Springhill man last week is in jail.

Springhill police arrested Laneshia Shante Ness, 22, of the 1100 block of 6th St. SW, Springhill. She is charged with 2nd degree murder in the shooting death of Roy Kimble.

Springhill Police Chief Will Lynd said Roy Kimble died after being shot with a .9mm handgun.

“We feel this was a domestic situation,” Lynd said.

Lynd said the incident happened on the west side of Springhill.

Ness was transported to Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Center. Her bond was set at $650,000

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