The trial date for one of three former Ole Miss students charged with killing their friend and neighbor, Zacharias Herculese McClendon, last year was continued until the April court term. It’s expected the other two cases will be continued as well.
The February grand jury indicted a man for killing his mother and brother in November and three former Ole Miss students in the shooting death of an Ole Miss graduate student. (March 11, 2014, Page 1, 2)
A Lafayette County Justice Court judge denied bond for the three young men charged with capital murder Thursday in the shooting death of graduate student Zacharias Herculese McClendon of Gulfport. (December 20, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)
The Oxford Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred at about 6 this morning in the South Oaks subdivision. Carol Lavett Gary, 43, and her 12-year-old son were found dead. They had both been shot. Gary is the principal at Davidson Elementary in Water Valley. Check The EAGLE for updates. (November 8, 2013, Page 1A)
Three people were indicted by the September grand jury for the Lafayette County Circuit Court for their alleged involvement in the murder of Xavier Benson in June. Read about this case and the other indictments handed down by the grand jury in today’s EAGLE. (October 22, 2013, Page 1, 14)
Sherrod Vaughn, 22, was shot and killed in Jackson on Tuesday. The case is under investigation. (August 14, 2013, Page 2)
A Lafayette County man was found shot to death in his car Saturday morning, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies responded at about 8:30 a.m. to County Road 407 off Highway 6 where they discovered Jonathan Roves “Jon Jon” Malone, 24, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
A man and woman wanted in connection with the shooting death of a local man were arrested Friday in Jackson, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. (June 17, 2013, Page 1, 3)
Anthony Darrel Smith of Abbeville and Alison Raynetta Alexander of Champagne, Ill., are wanted in the murder of Xavier Benson, 21 of Water Valley. The two remain on the large after finding Benson’s body left on the side of the road on Tuesday. (June 13, 2013, Page 1A)
The body of a man found Sunday afternoon in Lafayette County could be that of McKenzie Darrell “Rell” Frierson, who has been missing since Jan. 31, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. (March 4, 2013, Page 1A, 5A)