Man Charged With Murder In The Death Of Shawn Stricklin


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.

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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.