Meeting between investigators, DA in Jaren Lockhart case postponed for a 3rd time

Meeting between investigators, DA in Jaren Lockhart case postponed for a 3rd time
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Friday, April 19, 2013 - 1:05pm

A planned meeting between Hancock County, Miss., investigators and the district attorney’s office about possible charges in the death and dismemberment of a Bourbon Street dancer has been postponed for a third time.

Jaren Lockhart was reported missing on June 6. Her torso washed ashore on a beach in Bay St. Louis, Miss., and other parts of her severed body washed up days later. Authorities in Hancock County, Miss., are looking for her killer. This timeline follows the events of the investigation.

Investigators in Hancock County, Miss., said a meeting with the district attorney in the case surrounding the killing of Jaren Lockhart was rescheduled for Friday.

Authorities were scheduled to meet this week to present their case in the homicide investigation of Jaren Lockhart.

Initially, they were set to meet on Monday, but that was postponed until Wednesday. Then, that meeting was rescheduled until Friday.

However, authorities told WDSU on Friday that scheduling conflicts has forced the meeting to be postponed again.

No date has been set.

Lockhart was reported missing in June 2012. Days later, her body parts washed ashore on beaches in Mississippi.

 

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