Kosciusko Man Charged with Capital Murder In Nun Deaths

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RODNEY EARL SANDERS
RODNEY EARL SANDERS
RODNEY EARL SANDERS
[PRESS RELEASE]

DURANT, Miss.   Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, of 210 Aponaug Road, Kosciusko has been charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the killing of two nuns in Durant earlier this week. After an exhaustive interview Friday evening, MBI agents were able to develop enough information to charge Sanders.

“Sanders was developed as a person of interest early on in the investigation,” said MBI Director Lt. Colonel Jimmy Jordan. “With the cooperation of the Durant and Kosciusko Police Departments, Holmes County Sheriff’s Department and the Attorney General Office this heinous crime has been resolved.”

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Sanders is being held in an undisclosed detention center awaiting his initial court appearance.