Oktibbeha County deputies investigate shooting death

OKTIBBEHA, Miss. (WCBI) – Oktibbeha County deputies began the New Year investigating a death.
Deputies responded to a call at 2451 Artesia Road about 2:30 in the morning.

40-year-old Calvin Demon Tate was pronounced dead at the scene. He was suffering from a single gunshot wound.

Deputies arrested Langston Jacques Spencer, 28, of Starkville at the scene.

Spencer is being held in the Oktibbeha County Jail on a charge of Manslaughter

Spencer’s initial appearance is expected tomorrow in Oktibbeha County
Justice Court.

A bond has not yet been set in the case.

Oktibbeha County Deputy Coroner Billy Miller tells WCBI that Tate’s body has been sent to Pearl for an autopsy.

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