Crime spree suspect Alex Deaton back in Mississippi to face charges


Accused killer Alex Deaton faces charges in Mississippi in the deaths of Heather Robinson and Brenda Pinter.
Therese Apel/ Clarion Ledger

Almost a year after her death, Heather Robinson’s Bible is back in the hands of her family.

Robinson, a 30-year-old nurse, was strangled to death in February of last year. Authorities say her then-boyfriend, accused killer Alex Deaton, led authorities on a chase that spanned several states after her death. 

Authorities announced Monday that Deaton is back in Rankin County to face multiple charges including murder in Robinson’s death. He also faces a murder charge in the death of Brenda Pinter in Neshoba County.

“My hope is that between the sentence that he will receive her and the

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