Sister Margaret Held

Guilty plea expected for 2016 murder of nuns

A Mississippi prosecutor says a man charged with killing two nuns in 2016 will plead guilty June 21st as part of an agreement that removes the possibility of the death penalty. District Attorney Akillie Malone-Oliver says she spoke with the…

Scholarships in Honor of Slain Nuns

The Mississippi University for Women has announced they are creating a scholarship in memory of the two nuns slain almost two weeks ago. Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill were murdered in their home on August 25th. Through a…

Nuns Slain in their Home

Police in a small Mississippi city say they have discovered the bodies of two Catholic nuns. The women were found in their home and authorities believe they are homicide victims. Police were called to check on the nuns when they…