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Video: Childs Appeals

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OKTIBBEHA COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- An Oktibbeha County woman’s appeal will be heard by the Mississippi Supreme Court. Verina Childs was convicited of shooting and killing her husband in 2011 and sentenced to life in prison. Prosecutors say while on a hunting trip together at a nearby hunting club back in November of 2009, Verina intentionally shot and killed Douglas Childs. Verina claimed she was at home when the shooting occurred because she became ill in the woods. She learned of her husbands death from a neighbor that came by later. The court has not scheduled oral arguments in this case.