The Jackson Citizen Patriot reported Tuesday that 46-year-old Leo Kwaske is charged with felony murder, mutilation of a dead body and first-degree home invasion in Shirley Meeks’ slaying.
Meeks’ body was found Saturday. Her head also was found.
Police said Kwaske was Meeks’ neighbor. He was arrested Saturday night in a parking lot at their apartment complex. He is scheduled to be arraigned at a later date.
Police said they do not believe Weeks and Kwaske shared any relationship outside of being neighbors.