Boykin Request To Dismiss Denied


NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- The manslaughter trial against a former Columbus police officer will proceed. Canyon Boykin’s attorney’s filed a motion to dismiss.

Judge Lee Coleman denied that request Friday morning in Noxubee County Circuit Court.

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Boykin is accused of shooting and killing Ricky Ball in October 2015, after Ball ran from a traffic stop.

The next step will be for attorneys from both sides and Judge Coleman to agree on a trial date, which will be held in Walthall County.