Man accused in couple’s killing owed them money

A man who allegedly murdered an 89-year-old man and his ailing 86-year-old wife worked for them in the past and owed them money, police said.

Interim Clinton Police Chief Mike Warren told The Clarion-Ledger that 47-year-old Willie Williams owed money to Arthur and Maxine Hodge but hadn’t worked for them in the past year.

Stephanie Henderson, a niece of the couple, says her uncle had made small loans over time to Williams totaling $1,300. […]