Alberto Garcia Pleads Not Guilty in Thompson Death

The sole suspect charged with capital murder of five-year-old Janaya Thompson has pleaded not guilty.
Alberto Garcia was arraigned today before Judge Lisa Dodson in Harrison County Circuit Court. Garcia is being held without bond. A tentative trial date for Garcia is set for July 18th. The state will seek the death penalty.
Thompson was five-years-old when she disappeared from the Palms Apartments in July 2014. She was found dead the next morning in a vacant mobile home nearby.
Janaya Thompson would have been seven-years-old this year.

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