Murder in Edwards under investigation

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Hinds County Sheriff’s deputies have now charged a man they took into custody Thursday with murder.

Derrick Riley, Jr. 19, of Jackson, was arrested outside the Brandon Arms Apartments in Edwards and later charged with murder in the shooting death of Joshual Brown, 23, of Jackson.

According to witnesses on the scene, the two had been dating sisters and had been arguing.

Riley is being held at the Raymond Detention Center


Hinds County deputies are investigating a shooting in the small town of Edwards

According to authorities, one person was killed at the Brandon Arms Apartment. A suspect is in custody.

WJTV 12’s Shay O’Connor and digital producer DeAngelo Marquise Vaxter brought us this video from the scene.

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