Quinton Tellis charged with Louisiana murder in addition to Jessica Chambers

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MONROE, La. —  The man charged with murdering Jessica Chambers in Panola  County, Mississippi is now charged with murder in Louisiana.

Quinton Tellis is now charged with the first-degree murder of an international student at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, according to KNOE-TV.

Chambers was murdered in December of 2014; her burned body was found alongside a road.

In August 2014, ULM student Ming-Chen Hsiao was found stabbed to death in her apartment.

Tellis was extradited to Mississippi in May after pleading guilty to using credit cards belonging to Hsiao.

Tellis was sentenced to five years for unauthorized use of a credit card, however, since Tellis was declared an habitual offender, his sentence doubled to ten years.

Tellis will have his first Mississippi court date July 15.

 

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