Visitation will open Saturday, March 5, 2022

Second Murder Suspect In Custody

This morning, 03/31/2022, around 3:40 a.m., Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with the Liberty Hill Police Department and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chelsea Ann-Marie Shipp at a residence in Liberty Hill, Texas. Shipp was wanted for Murder in connection to the discovery of the body of a 16 year old female located at a residence in the 14000 block of Kolb’s Corner in West Jefferson County, Texas on Sunday, 03/27/2022. Shippwill be transported to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility and booked in later this afternoon. There is no mugshot available at this time. The deceased teen has been identified as Katelynn Nicole Stone of Vidor, Texas. Katelynn’s family has been notified. We appreciate the many Crime Stoppers tips and assistance offered by the public. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office would also like to extend our gratitude to the Chambers County District Attorney Investigators, the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office, the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and the Liberty Hill Police Department for their professionalism and assistance in this investigation.


3/31/2022 9:36 AM
Crystal Holmes, Captain