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Arrests Made In Lafayette County Murder

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Two people wanted in the death a missing man in Lafayette County have been arrested in Jackson.

Sheriff’s Department investigator Alan Wilburn says Anthony Darrel Smith of Abbeville, Miss., and Alison Raynetta Alexander of Champaign, Ill., were arrested without incident Friday. They are being held without bond in the county jail pending an initial court appearance.

Each is charged with murder in the shooting death last week of 21-year-old Xavier Benson in the Western Hills neighborhood near Oxford.