CORINTH POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE – 03/27/2013
At approximately 9:40 p.m. last night, Corinth Police Department responded to Martin Luther King Drive in regards to a gunshot victim. Upon officers’ arrival, the victim was located in the front seat of her vehicle in the driveway of a vacant house. The suspect was standing beside the victim’s vehicle and was immediately taken into custody. The victim had a single gunshot wound to the face. The victim was identified as Karson Stewart, 22, W/F, of Corinth, MS. She was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center where she was later pronounced dead. The suspect has been identified as Demarlen Obryan Davis, 25, B/M, of 1316 Dickey Street, Corinth. It is apparent that the victim and the suspect were in a relationship and the shooting took place after a domestic altercation. Davis is incarcerated at the Alcorn County Detention Center and has been charged with Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. No bond has been set at this time.