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Man charged with killing 8 in Lincoln Co. to appear in court today

Godbolt to appear in court today; Source: WLBT Godbolt to appear in court today; Source: WLBT
Willie Godbolt appears in Lincoln Co. circuit court for status conference hearing; Source: WLBT Willie Godbolt appears in Lincoln Co. circuit court for status conference hearing; Source: WLBT
Willie Godbolt appears in Lincoln Co. circuit court for status conference hearing; Source: WLBT Willie Godbolt appears in Lincoln Co. circuit court for status conference hearing; Source: WLBT
Willie Godbolt appears in Lincoln Co. circuit court for status conference hearing; Source: WLBT Willie Godbolt appears in Lincoln Co. circuit court for status conference hearing; Source: WLBT
Willie Godbolt appears in Lincoln Co. circuit court for status conference hearing; Source: WLBT Willie Godbolt appears in Lincoln Co. circuit court for status conference hearing; Source: WLBT
LINCOLN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Willie Cory Godbolt, the man charged with shooting and killing eight people last May in Lincoln County is scheduled to appear in court today.

Accused Lincoln County shooter denied bond in initial court appearance

He stood before Hon. David Strong at 1:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon at the Lincoln County Courthouse. 

According to Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, prosecutors are pushing the death penalty for him.

In May of 2017, Willie Godbolt went on a shooting rampage. He gunned down eight people in Lincoln County. Seven of them were his family members, including two children. One of the victims was a Lincoln County Deputy. 

Godbolt appeared before a Grand Jury and was charged with four counts of capital murder, four counts of first-degree murder, two counts of kidnapping, attempted murder, and armed robbery. 

We will update this story with new information after his court appearance. 

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