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Arrest made for murder victim found on Natchez Trace

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33-year-old Christopher Lemon of Carthage (Source: Leake Co. Sheriff's Office) 33-year-old Christopher Lemon of Carthage (Source: Leake Co. Sheriff's Office)
LEAKE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

On Monday, Leake County Sheriff's Office charged 33-year-old Christopher Lemon of Carthage with the murder of a Leake County woman.

A body, identified as Courtney Cooke, was found on the morning of July 3 in a vehicle along the Natchez Trace Parkway, at milepost 143, in Leake County. 

Officials tell us that Lemon is currently being held in the Leake County Regional Correctional Facility. Federal charges are pending.

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