Murder charges: Mississippi Choctaw man beaten, set on fire

April 30, 2018 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say four Choctaw tribal members beat a fifth Choctaw man to death and burned his body. The information comes from federal murder charges filed against […]

Dad charged in wreck that killed his 5 kids

January 2, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A 34-year-old man has been charged with 6 counts of DUI manslaughter after crashing his vehicle into a creek killing his five children and a family friend.

Duane John was taken into custody Monday, Dec. 31, two days after the deadly wreck on County Road 107 just inside Neshoba County.

Neshoba County’s sheriff, Tommy Waddell, said John – who was also injured in the accident – was arrested after he was released from a local hospital on Monday.

His bond has been set at $150,000.