COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – The manslaughter trial for a former Columbus police officer will be held in Walthall County.
A decision was made Friday during a status conference on Canyon Boykin’s trial.
He was indicted on a manslaughter charge after the October 2015 shooting death of Ricky Ball, while on duty at CPD.
Walthall is one of three counties that Boykin’s attorneys requested a judge to consider.
The trial is set for October 17th in Tylertown.
Walthall County is in south Mississippi between McComb and Columbia.