Archie Robinson nearly lost his home when it was sold to an investor in a tax sale, but research by The Investigators show most properties sold in Shelby County tax sales aren’t purchased by investors, but by the county itself.
Thousands of homeowners may not have known their homes would be auctioned off by the Shelby County government ever since the U.S. Postal Service began allowing their carriers to sign tax sale notices instead of owners, marking the documents with “COVID” or “C-19.”
Robert Loggins, 26, died inside the Grenada County Jail Nov. 29, 2018 and his death was ruled accidental by the state medical examiner’s office. Jailhouse video, officer interviews and a lawsuit are now calling into question how Loggins died and why.