Doniphan woman convicted in deaths of elderly couple

Sunday, February 3, 2013

EMINENCE, Mo. -- A Doniphan, Mo., woman was convicted Thursday in two 2010 murders.

A Shannon County jury deliberated nearly five hours and found Melissa "Lisa" Youngblood, 35, guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the July 10, 2010, deaths of Edgar Atkinson, 81, and Bonnie Chase, 69, who were found dead inside their burned home.

A sentencing date will be set at a later time.

Pertinent address:

Eminence, Mo.

Doniphan, Mo.

Map of pertinent addresses

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