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Son charged with murder after mother’s body found

The body of a missing woman has been found in Tippah County and the woman’s son has been charged in connection with the death. 

As reported by Tippah County News, the Tippah County Sheriff’s Department Friday said that a missing persons report for Tracy Lynn Robbins was made on Aug. 17. Sheriff’s officials said Robbins was last known to be with her son, Taylor Wilbanks.  

A month-long investigation began, one that resulted in Wilbanks being charged with murder after his arrest by the U.S. Marshals Service in Corinth on Thursday, Sept. 15.  

Tippah County Sheriff’s investigators questioned Wilbanks and it was through that questioning that Robbins’ body was found.  

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