Trial Set To Begin For Escatawpa Woman Accused Of Killing Young Son

The capital murder trial of an Escatawpa woman accused or killing her five-year-old son will soon begin in Vicksburg.

Towander Broadhead was charged with beating her son Kenderick Broadhead in 2004. His body was later found in Harrison County.

Towander's boyfriend Willie Earl Thomas, was charged with accessory after the fact to capital murder. Thomas was allegedly the person who dumped Kenderick's body.

Jackson County Judge Kathy Jackson will preside over the trial, and District Attorney Tony Lawrence, who handles Jackson County cases, will be the prosecutor.