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Teen faces murder charge in slaying of north Mississippi man

A 16-year-old has been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a north Mississippi man. Calhoun City Police Chief LaTana Williams tells local news outlets that police have arrested 16-year-old Quanterrious Gray. Juveniles arrested for capital murder in Mississippi are automatically charged as adults. It’s unclear whether Gray has a lawyer or whether a judge has considered bail. ...

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Man dies after being shot by police officer in Mississippi

A man has died after he was shot by a police officer in south Mississippi, a Hattiesburg police spokesman said. The spokesman, Ryan Moore, told the Hattiesburg American that the man was armed. His name wasn’t immediately released. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon off U.S. Highway 98, near Turtle Creek Mall, when police responded to a call for service. Moore said the ...

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Sheriff: Murder suspect wrongly freed, caught 1 state over

Authorities in Mississippi say a man charged with murder was mistakenly free for days due to a clerical error. The Commercial Dispatch reports 26-year-old Malcolm Hill was found Foley, Alabama, five days after being released from a detention center in Columbus. A Lowndes County sheriff’s statement issued Monday says Hill was back at the center Saturday, and the employee responsible for the ...

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Man convicted in double slaying paroled

At 17, Paul Murrell Stewart pleaded guilty to capital murder and was sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in a grisly shooting spree that left two men dead at convenience stores east of Greenwood. Now, at age 41, Stewart is being paroled. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports the Mississippi Parole Board unanimously approved his parole during a hearing Wednesday ...

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Bond hearing set after slaying of Ole Miss student

An attorney says a bond hearing is set for next week for a man charged in the slaying of a University of Mississippi student. Tony Farese is representing Brandon Theesfeld, who is charged with murder in the death of 21-year-old Alexandria “Ally” Kostial. Farese tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that he requested the bond hearing Wednesday after talks with ...

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Prosecutor: Woman killed after saying she would keep baby

A prosecutor says a 33-year-old Mississippi man killed his 21-year-old pregnant girlfriend after finding out she was not going to give the baby up for adoption. A judge ruled Friday there was enough evidence to keep murder and kidnapping charges against Terence Sample and hold him in jail while awaiting a trial even though Sample’s lawyer said the state crime ...

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Slain Ole Miss student recalled as a ‘beautiful soul’

Friends of a slain University of Mississippi student say she was “beautiful soul” with a positive attitude during a vigil outside her former high school in suburban St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that nearly 100 people gathered Thursday outside Lindbergh High School where they passed around a microphone to share memories of Alexandria “Ally” Kostial. Friend Casey Hendrickson ...

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