Joanna Phelps arrested after remains found beneath home

Police discovered the remains of a woman who has been reportedly missing for over a year beneath another woman’s home, according to the Amite City Police Department’s (ACPD) statement.

On June 24, ACPD responded to a tip that human remains might be hidden beneath the unoccupied home of 39-year-old Joanna Phelps, the statement says. When detectives arrived with a search warrant to the house on the 300 block of South Third Street, they noted that “the floor had been replaced recently”, the statement reads. Upon pulling up the flooring…

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Lavinia Thompson

Lavinia Thompson

Just an old garden witch who writes about murder, true and fictional.