Murry charged with Murder in Lowndes County homicide investigation

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Lowndes County murder suspect is charged for the crime and denied bond.

Sheriff Mike Arledge says Joshua Murry faces a murder charge, following the death of Jarrel Ward, 24.

Jarrel Ward

His body was found days later on Sand Road in Lowndes County.

Murry will have his initial appearance sometime within the next 48 hours.

The case will then be presented to a Lowndes County Grand Jury in October.

Judge Jim Kitchens denied Murry’s bond, pending a Mississippi Department of Corrections hearing.

Murry was on parole when he was arrested.

Joshua Murry

Starkville and Columbus police departments, as well as, Arkansas law enforcement assisted the investigation.

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