Possible scammer takes advantage of Jessica Chambers tragedy

(Photo Source: Justice for Jessica Facebook page)
(Photo Source: Justice for Jessica Facebook page)

PANOLA CO, MS (WMC) - A possible scammer is taking advantage of a Mid-South tragedy, as the investigation into the murder of Panola County teen Jessica Chambers enters its fifth day.

The 19-year-old was burned alive over the weekend in Courtland, Mississippi and now, someone is trying to use the family's pain to make a quick buck.

Jessica's sister, Amanda Prince, set up the Facebook page, "Justice for Jessica," in memory of her sister and in hopes of turning up leads for investigators.

She posted screen shots to the Justice for Jessica page around 2 a.m. Thursday, asking supporters not to donate to the Give Forward account in Jessica's name, saying the family does not know the creator of the account and that it is a scam.

If you wish to donate to the family, a legitimate GoFundMe account was started to help the family with expenses.

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