Quinton Tellis Photos: Pictures of Jessica Chambers Murder Suspect

Quinton Verdell Tellis, 27, has been indicted in the December 2014 murder of 19-year-old Jessica Chambers, who was burned to death in the small Missisippi town of Courtland, The Clarion-Ledger reports. Tellis, who has a lengthy criminal record, is originally from the same town as Chambers and was reportedly in a relationship with her in the weeks before her death. He is in custody in Louisiana on unrelated charges connected to the murder of another woman. He is also suspected in that killing, of a former University of Louisiana-Monroe student, who was killed in August 2015. Chambers was found on a rural road, on fire, near her burning car in December 2014, police said. She was rushed to the hospital, but died of thermal injuries. Her death went unsolved for several months, with local, state and federal investigators interviewing more than 100 people in connection with the case. Click through the gallery for more information about Tellis, Chambers and the murder. (Facebook)


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