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 Lucas Sr. told The Associated Press on Friday that the body was found Thursday hanging by a bed sheet from […]
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 The Yazoo Herald that the body of 28-year-old Perry Hollins was found inside an overturned car on a city street […]
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.
By Monica Land JACKSON – Officials believe two people – a 74-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman – found shot to death in their vehicles, may have been the victims of a person posing as a police officer. Tom Schlender of Raymond, Nebraska became the first known victim when he was shot on Interstate 55 […]