Five to be charged with capital murder in Mantachie shooting


By Errol Castens

Daily Journal

The Oxford Police Department is investigating an apparent homicide.

At approximately 1:35 a.m. Saturday, OPD responded to 1004 Molly Barr Road in reference to a welfare concern.

Upon arrival the officers found Kenneth Roberson, a 52-year-old black male, deceased inside the home.

Investigators are waiting for official results of the autopsy to determine the cause of death but are investigating the death as a homicide.

OPD will release more information as it becomes available. Anyone with any information concerning the investigation should call OPD at 662-232-2400 or Crime Stoppers at 662-234-TIPS (8477).

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