Pregnant Holmes County woman found dead

Pregnant Holmes County woman found dead


The body of Makayla Winston, 21, has been found, according to Holmes County Sheriff Willie March.

Winston’s family say  they last saw her Thursday, June 27.

The young woman was nine months pregnant and due July 4. She left her home in Goodman, Miss., to bring the photos of her latest sonogram to her baby’s father, according to her family. Deputies found Winston’s 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix with her keys in the ignition, the radio gone, and found her “wiped” cellphone nearby.

Winston’s body was found off Franklin Road in Holmes County around noon today, March said.

No other details were released. This is an open investigation, and we will update the story as we learn more.