Mississippi mayoral candidate's death eyed as murder
Published February 28, 2013
Jan. 20, 2007: Marco McMillian, 34, a candidate for mayor of Clarksdale, Miss., is shown. (AP)
JACKSON, Miss. - The death of a Mississippi mayoral candidate who was found on a river levee Wednesday is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said.
Coahoma County Coroner Scotty Meredith said the body of 34-year-old Marco McMillian was found on the Mississippi River levee Wednesday at about 10 a.m.
MSNewsNow.com reports that the sheriff's office said it had a person of interest in custody. The individual had not been charged as of late Wednesday night, according to a post on the department's Facebook page.
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