Jury indicts man charged with murdering another at Columbus motel

The man police say is responsible for killing another man at a Columbus motel has been charged with first-degree murder.

Posted: May. 15, 2018 4:43 PM
Updated: May. 15, 2018 10:37 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - The man police say is responsible for killing another man at a Columbus motel has been charged with first-degree murder.

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Johnathan Lee Majors II is charged with murdering Michael Garth, 27.

The shooting took place at the Motel 6 near Highway 82 and Highway 45 days before Christmas 2017.

He was arrested weeks after a shooting in an abandoned house 

RELATED: Arrest made in Motel 6 shooting 

He continues to sit in the Lowndes County jail.


Michael Garth | Photo: Courtesy

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