Man found dead in pickup truck

September 19, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

An autopsy will be conducted to determine how a man whose body was found in his vehicle in Itta Bena early Saturday morning died.

Leflore County Coroner Debra Sanders tells the Greenwood Commonwealth that 31-year-old Christopher Cross of Itta Bena was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police Chief Robert Kirklin says Cross’ body was found in his Chevrolet Tahoe, which was parked across the street from a convenience store in downtown Itta Bena.

Alleged hitman killed, AG’s agent shot in attorney’s office

May 1, 2012 in News, Statewide News, The Buzz, Top Stories

GREENWOOD – (AP) Agents from the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office killed an alleged hit-man in a shootout that also wounded an alleged accomplice and an attorney general’s agent. Police Chief […]