2 held in stabbing death of Brandon soldier

June 11, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Police say a soldier who had recently returned to Camp Shelby from Afghanistan was killed in a fight during the early morning hours of June 2 outside a Hattiesburg bar.

Lt. Jon Traxler tells The Hattiesburg American 23-year-old Holden Hughes was stabbed in an altercation at about 12:40 a.m., outside Benny’s Boom Boom Room.

Traxler identified the suspects as 23-year-old Aaron Dement and 31-yeaer-old Derrick Valdez, both of Columbia. Both were taken to the Forrest County Jail and charged with homicide.

Badly burned body found in home fire identified

August 14, 2012 in News, Statewide News

News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land Body found in a bedroom Authorities said the completely burned body found in a home on Mill Street Extension in George […]