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ATHENS (July 22, 2014) Stacie Marie Parsons, 25, of Athens, was in the Henderson County Jail Tuesday, charged with capital murder in the death of her 4-year-old daughter whose beaten body was found in the trunk of a car.
Parsons was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bond.
She was arrested Monday after she walked into the Athens Police Department to report her daughter’s death, authorities said.
Victoria Wyatt’s body was found in the trunk of a vehicle at her family’s home, authorities said.
She suffered head and chest trauma.
An autopsy was ordered.
Sheriff's Chief Deputy Dan Parker said Tuesday that investigators have not released a possible motive in the case.