Death – Obituaries : Kelissa Mingle of Kingsport Beaten to Death by Ex Nathaniel White-Young.
KINGSPORT, TN – (Market News) A Sullivan County woman who was badly beating by her ex boyfriend has died in the hospital and the boyfriend charged with first-degree murder.
Melissa Mingle, 37, died in the hospital on Monday afternoon. Meanwhile her former boyfriend, Nathaniel White-Young, 30, is now charged with first-degree murder.
Melissa was found lying helpless in-front of her home by neighbors on Sunday, Policed came and found her unconscious but breathing with severe head injuries and broken bones. She was moved to the hospital where she passed away.
The boyfriend who beat Melissa to death left the premises before Police arrived, he also set his ex house on fire and abducted a child he fathered, the child was dropped at another location from the house before police could issue Amber Alert.
White-Young was located and arrested by authorities at Hamblen.
After the incident Ella Logan made the following plea on Facebook.
KINGSPORT, TN area friends….this beautiful girl is the mother of this child. She was badly beaten/attacked in her home earlier today and her child was taken. As of now, the child’s whereabouts are unknown and his mother is fighting for her life in ICU. The photo with the guy in it is suspected to be the person most likely responsible for this. Please share this post in hopes the authorities will find him and return this child unharmed.
The brother of the deceased also made the following statement on Facebook.