JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Supreme Court has
reaffirmed its decision that the body of a girl killed in a plane
crash in 2005 can be moved from Mississippi and reburied in her
mother's home of Wichita Falls, Texas.
Victoria Spiers, then 10, and a friend, 10-year-old Jessi
Harris, and Jessi's grandfather, Vincent J. Lewis, the pilot of the
plane, were killed in the crash near Natchez.
The child had been visiting her father's family in Mississippi.
Her mother made the trip from Texas with Jessi and Lewis to pick
The small plane went down shortly after takeoff on the return
Tori's mother, Carmen Hastings, was the only survivor, and was
injured in the crash.
In August, the Supreme Court overturned an Adams County judge's
denial of Hastings' request to move her daughter's remains from
Liberty, Miss., to Texas.