February 7, 2024

Woman Charged With Arson, Murder After Man Found Dead Inside Burned Home In Vicksburg

Morgan Howard

On Friday, February 2, officers, and units with the Vicksburg Fire Department were called to a structure fire at 508 Speed Street.

After the fire was put out, the body of 75-year-old Ernest Gleese was found inside the home.

50-year-old Carolyn Mansfield, of Vicksburg, was arrested on Tuesday, February 6, and charged with Arson and Murder.

She appeared before Judge Penny Lawson in Vicksburg Municipal Court and was given a $1,750,000 bond. She has been bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury.

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