October 21, 2020

Woman charged with rape after alleged sexual contact with underage boy

Jackson Police arrested a former college beauty queen Tuesday and have charged her with statutory rape.

Police reported the suspect, Shelby Lynn Simmons, was charged for alleged sexual involvement with an underage minor male.

The sexual contact allegedly occurred last month.

The Hinds County Detention Center’s records listed Simmons as having a Waynesboro address.

An online records search shows a woman named Shelby Lynn Simmons, who is from Waynesboro, was previously a student at Hinds Community College where she was named most beautiful in an annual campus beauty contest.

No additional information regarding the case were immediately available.