Jacquita Ingram


Two Indicted in Murder of Humboldt Business Owner

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. – Humboldt police have announced the indictment of two people who are now charged in the murder of a local business owner.

According to a news release, the grand jury indicted Ivin Lee Robinson, 29, and Jacquita Evette Ingram, 21, on charges of first degree murder, murder in the perpetration of a felony and especially aggravated robbery. They stand accused in the robbery and shooting death of James Sims at his business on Central Avenue on December 27, 2010.

Sims was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries. He died of complications from the gunshot wounds on February 16, 2011.

Robinson is jailed at a Tennessee Department of Corrections facility on unrelated burglary charges and Ingram was arrested by Humboldt police, Tuesday. She is set to be arraigned August 13.

Original reports indicated at least three people were believed to be involved in the crime. Police expect additional arrests as they continue their investigation into the murder.


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