Parole denied for convicted cop killer - - Jackson, MS

Parole denied for convicted cop killer

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Parole for a convicted cop killer was denied.

David Smith was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Jackson Police Officer Ricky Joe Simmons back in 1992.

Simmons was shot and killed with his own weapon while struggling with Smith after responding to a burglary report at his mother's home.

Smith will not be eligible for parole again for three more years.

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