Mid-South woman indicted for accident that killed DA's wife - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Mid-South woman indicted for accident that killed DA's wife

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, TN (WMC) - A Mid-South woman has been indicted on charges related to a car accident that killed the wife of a district attorney.

Melody Caldwell was arraigned Wednesday on charges of vehicular homicide intoxicated, vehicular homicide reckless conduct and DUI.

Jackie Dunavant was a passenger in District Attorney Mike Dunavant's Lexus convertible driven by Caldwell when the car crashed in October of last year.

Caldwell and Jackie Dunavant were friends and had been out together the night the crash happened in Lauderdale County.

The car overturned trapping both women.

Jackie Dunavant died at the scene.

 

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