Jones County mother sentenced for killing daughter

Darlene Keys sentenced for 2014 slaying of her daughter.

JONES CO., Miss. – A mother will face 9 years behind bars for killing her daughter in a 2014 shooting.

At the time, Darlene Keys was 51-year-old when a fight between her and Robin Keys lead to the shooting.

Today, Keys entered a guilty to manslaughter plea in Jones County Circuit Court.

A judge sentenced Keys to 20 years with 9 to serve.

According to the District Attorney’s office, it was an emotional hearing.

On May 1, 20104 deputies responded to a call on Springdale Road and found Robin Keys’ body laying in the front yard.

Officials said Keys was shot multiple times and transported to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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