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Hopkinsville Man Allegedly Kills Mother

Jamal MountsHopkinsville Police arrested Jamal S. Mounts. Charges are pending against him as police continue the March 1 investigation.HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (3/3/14) — Hopkinsville Police received a 911 call in response to a disturbance occurring at approximately 6:15 p.m. March 1 in the 838 building of Mason Point Apartments on Elm Street.

Upon arrival, police observed an unresponsive adult female lying in the breezeway of the apartment building. The unresponsive female, who was allegedly assaulted by Jamal S. Mounts, 29, of Evansville, Ind., prior to police arrival, was his mother, Roxie C. Mounts, 65, of Hopkinsville.

At the same time of their arrival, police observed another female being assaulted by Mounts at the same apartment building.

Police restrained Mounts and took him into custody.

The female Jamal Mounts assaulted at the time of police arrival was Marvelyn Spray, 69, of Hopkinsville.

Spray was taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center ER via ambulance for treatment and upon her arrival at the hospital she was alert and talking.

Christian County Deputy Coroner Zach Lamb pronounced Roxie Mounts dead at the scene.

She died of what appears to be blunt force trauma. An autopsy is scheduled to be performed on Roxie Mounts in Madisonville.

At this time, charges against Jamal Mounts are pending as the incident remains under investigation.

Taylor Riley
SurfKY News
Information Provided by Hopkinsville Police Department

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