OKTIBBEHA COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A man has been charged with murder in the death of 26-year old Shawn Stricklin.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation Communications Director Warren Strain says 31-year old James Dustin Nixon appeared in court Sunday.
He has since posted his $100,000 bond.
Nixon lived off Highway 12 in Starkville, near the Longview Community.
Sources tell us Stricklin, of Ackerman, was found on the side of Highway 12, a quarter of a mile past the new Dollar General in Longview.
The Oktibbeha County Coroner’s Office pronounced him dead at the scene.