Woman convicted in Tippah County beating death denied appeal

A woman convicted in a 2016 beating death in Tippah County was denied an appeal by the Mississippi Court of appeals on Tuesday.

Anna Grace was convicted on manslaughter charges in the beating death of Joseph Hoose and sentenced to 15 years in prison as part of a plea bargain

The ruling from the court reads as follows:

• Anna M. Grace v. State of Mississippi; Tippah Circuit Court; LC Case #: TK2017-085; Ruling Date: 03/05/2019; Ruling Judge: Andrew Howorth; Disposition: On the Court’s own motion, this appeal is dismissed as untimely filed. All costs of this appeal are assessed to Tippah County. Order entered.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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