Suspect charged after pushing elderly man to his death - - Jackson, MS

Suspect accused of pushing elderly man to his death

VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

On Sunday, Vicksburg Police responded to a rooming house located at 819 Walnut Street regarding an elderly man lying at the bottom of the steps of his residence.

Seventy-year-old Emanuel Erves was transported to River Region Hospital where he was pronounced dead. It is believed that he suffered a broken neck which contributed to his death.

After an investigation, Caleb Erves is believed to have pushed Emanuel Erves to his death during an altercation. He is charged with first degree murder.

Caleb Erves will appear in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Monday. He was arrested at his home on Sunday at around 4:30.

He was transported to the Issaquena County Jail.

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