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Arrests Made in Vanessa Melson Case

Arrests Made in Vanessa Melson Case

Investigation Into Death Continues By Will Johnson Messenger Reporter HOUSTON COUNTY – While the investigation is ongoing and the questions swirling around the death of Vanessa Melson have not been...