According to WTOK, a suspect accused in the murder of former Mississippi State University football player Chris Smith has been arrested.
Meridian Police Chief Benny Dubose says Tirale Reed has been taken into custody. Reed is accused in the murder of the former Meridian High and Mississippi State football standout. Police named him as the suspect in the murder on Sunday, July 17.
The warrants issued for Reed included murder, felon in possession of a firearm and shooting into an occupied dwelling.
Chris Smith was shot and killed July 15 just before 11 p.m. at Frank Berry Courts on 8th Street in Meridian.