JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The attorney general’s office has asked the Mississippi Supreme Court to set an execution date for death row inmate Erik Wayne Hollie. Hollie was sentenced to death by a Copiah County […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A U.S. Marshals Service supervisor says authorities are still investigating who shot a task force agent on Tuesday while officers were trying to serve a capital murder warrant in Jackson. The […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a post-conviction petition from a Mississippi man convicted in 2005 in a double homicide in Jackson County.
The Supreme Court let stand Monday, without comment, the dismissal of the petition filed by James Paul Dahl. Dahl’s arguments for seeking approval for a post-conviction appeal were denied by a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in January.
Dahl was convicted of two counts of capital murder for the 2003 deaths of Harold Neal and Sheryl Sellers. He was sentenced to life without parole on both counts… […]