Nettleton man convicted of murder

By Adam Armour/The Itawamba County Times

A Nettleton man has been sentenced for the murder of his 4-month-old child.

Joshua Clark, 26, of 2300 Highway 371, Nettleton, was found guilty of depraved heart murder and sentenced by Judge Thomas Gardner to serve life in prison. On additional charges of child abuse, he was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment.

Clark was arrested in 2008 following the death of his daughter, Kylie Clark. An autopsy revealed her death to be the result of violent shaking.

For more information, see the upcoming issue of “The Itawamba County Times” in newsstands Jan. 27.