Mississippi man arrested for allegedly killing parents, abducting child

Published 9:25 pm Sunday, February 23, 2020

Law enforcement arrested a Natchez, Mississippi, man who they said killed his parents and abducted his daughter.

Natchez Police Chief Walter Armstrong said officers arrested Colton Prescott, 34, in connection to the deaths of his parents and abduction of his 9-month-old daughter.

Prescott is believed to have killed his parents and abducted the girl Sunday evening in the area of North Hampton Road.

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“The suspect is in custody and the baby is safe,” Armstrong said at approximately 8 p.m. Sunday.