Gillespie indicted by Stone Co. grand jury

STONE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A grand jury in Stone County has handed down a five count indictment against Tina Gillespie.

Read the full indictment here:

The former employee of the Stone County Economic Development Partnership is accused of embezzling more than $300,000 from that agency. Investigators believe Gillespie embezzled from the partnership between 2010 and 2012.

The district attorney told WLOX News, Gillespie's first appearance in court will be in January. That's the next time circuit court will be held in Stone County.

At that appearance, the embezzlement suspect will be arraigned, and a trial date will be set.

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