Murder trial began in Winston County on Wednesday

WINSTON COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A murder trial began in Winston County Wednesday.

Ru-shaka Cobb has been charged with murder.

Rushaka Cobb

He was arrested in December 2019 by Choctaw Tribal Police.

Cobb was taken into custody on the Crystal Ridge Reservation in Winston County.

He’s accused of shooting and killing Lee Andrew Hughes Junior.

The 27-year-old’s body was found just before Christmas at a home on North Court Avenue.

A jury was selected this morning and opening arguments were this afternoon in the trial.

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