CLAY COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) — A 36-year-old West Point man is indicted on murder charges.
Nathaniel Collins was indicted Wednesday by the Clay County Grand Jury in the July beating and shooting death of 45-year-old Lawrence Maxwell.
A Jan. 22. trial date is set for Collins. If convicted, he faces up to life in prison.
Maxwell’s body was found July 5 in a ditch next to Tibbee Creek in southwestern Clay County.