Third suspect arrested in Yazoo City murder - - Jackson, MS

Third suspect arrested in Yazoo City murder

By Marsha Thompson - bio | email

YAZOO CITY, MS (WLBT) - A third suspect has been arrested in a Yazoo City murder case and two more people are being sought by authorities.

Nineteen-year-old Abrian Chapman was arrested last week. He is charged with accessory to murder after the fact. Police have charged Ronnell Carson and Xavier Lee with capital murder.

The body of 25-year-old Benjamin Reed was discovered in a grassy area on West Second Street. Investigators said witnesses pointed to Carson as the trigger man. Reed died from a gunshot wound. The motive for the shooting is still under investigation.

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