GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has again denied a motion from a Greenwood doctor charged in a murder-for-hire case to remove the judge appointed to preside over his case. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the Supreme Court issued the order earlier this month. The attorney for Dr. Arnold Smith, William Bell, argued in his […]
GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — Prosecutors and the defense team for a Greenwood doctor charged in a murder-for-hire case will talk to a forensic psychiatrist at a state mental hospital about bringing in another doctor to assist in the evaluation of Dr. Arnold Smith.
The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the decision came Tuesday during a court in Greenwood on the progress of Smith’s mental evaluation…
A Greenwood doctor and one other man are set to stand trial April 22 in a murder-for-hire plot that prosecutors say unsuccessfully targeted a local attorney.
The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the trial date was set this month in Leflore County during a preliminary hearing for Dr. Arnold Smith and Cordarious Robinson.
GREENWOOD – (AP) It wasn’t a secret that Dr. Ralph Arnold Smith Jr. was still angry at the attorney who represented his ex-wife during their divorce in the mid-1990s. Now authorities in Greenwood are investigating whether the well-known oncologist was so filled with rage that he hired two men to kill the lawyer. The 70-year-old […]
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 Henry Purnell tells The Greenwood Commonwealth that attorney Lee Abraham was talking with the agents about an alleged murder-for-hire scheme against him when two men […]