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January 15, 2022

Starkville Police Dept Makes Multiple Felony Arrests In Case of Murdered Child

Mary Apel

Friday morning, the Starkville Police Department made four arrests and served multiple search warrants in their investigation into the January 5th murder of 9-year-old Lasang Kemp.

Officers have served over 60 warrants in relation to this case so far.

Below is a summary of arrests and charges of suspects:

• Angelica Robertson, 25, Starkville, one (1) count of accessory after the fact (murder), six (6) counts of accessory after the fact (aggravated assault), $210,000 total bond

• Walter Deloach, 35, Starkville, one (1) count of accessory after the fact (murder), six (6) counts of accessory after the fact (aggravated assault), one (1) count of possession of controlled substance (marijuana), bond not set for all charges

• Jessica Hemphill, 40, one (1) count of possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine), bond not set

• Jazzerine Peter Hart, 34, Starkville, one (1) count of accessory after the fact (murder), six (6) counts of accessory after the fact (aggravated assault), four (4) counts of trafficking a controlled substance, two (2) counts of possession of a weapon by felon, bond not set on all charges.

If you have information related to this incident please contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131, Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 800-530-7151, or through the anonymous tip system on our website. Crime Stoppers may offer a cash reward.

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