TENNESSEE WOMAN CHARGED WITH RAPE AND MURDER OF TODDLER
Police in West Tennessee have charged 24-year-old Molly Jane Roe with the rape and murder of17-month-old Maleeya Marie Murley. Maleeya was flown to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’sHospital in Vanderbilt in Nashville on June 7 with a severe brain injury. During anexamination doctors discovered severe bruising to her hips, abdomen and vagina. They alsodiscovered a bite mark on her back. She received her brain injury when Roe threw her, causingher to hit her head on a blunt object. Maleeya was the daughter of Roe’s boyfriend whowas not involved in his daughter’s death. Roe is being held without bond.