PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff said Friday that a black man found hanging from a tree did not appear to have stepped off of anything before he died. Claiborne County Sheriff Marvin […]
YAZOO CITY, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has joined the investigation into the shooting death of man scheduled to testify in a murder trial in Yazoo City. Police Major Tilmon Clifton tells […]
A murder suspect being interviewed at the Jackson police headquarters shot a detective Thursday and those who came to investigate the gunfire found both men dead, authorities said.
The suspect, who was not identified, was being questioned on the third floor of the building when the shooting happened, Police Chief Rebecca Coleman said.
Police did not release any details on the sequence of what happened but scheduled a news conference for later Thursday night.
The officer was identified as Eric Smith, a homicide detective. […]