Arkansas woman charged with murdering mother; bloody drill found near body
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Jordana Caraway Rogers, 32, confessed to killing her mother after being arrested in for assault with a deadly weapon in Texas after a man was found with blood on his face.

via KFSM:

SEBASTIAN COUNTY, Ark. (KFSM) -- A Mansfield woman has been charged for the murder of her mother, who was found dead in her home just two days before Christmas.

Jordana Caraway Rogers, 32, confessed to killing her mother after being arrested in for assault with a deadly weapon in Nacogdoches County, Texas, after a man was found with blood on his face.

The body of Melinda Rogers, 57, was found at her home on Broadway Street in Mansfield, Ark. She was covered in blankets on her bedroom floor, and her head was black and blue and covered in blood.

During the investigation, a drill battery was found at the victim's feet, and a rechargeable power drill was found in the locked closet of the master bedroom. The drill was covered in what appeared to be hair and blood.

Jordana Rogers was apprehended in Texas driving her mother's car.

A $500,000 cash only bond has been set for Rogers. She will be arraigned on murder charges on January 8, 2020, in the Sebastian County Courts Building.

Jordana Rogers has been arrested multiple times in Arkansas on charges including resisting arrest and domestic battery. She had just been released from the Sebastian County Detention Center on Dec. 16.

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