STARKVILLE, Miss. — Police in Starkville have arrested three people and charged them with capital murder in connection with the death of a man whose body was found Friday.
The three are identified as 24-year-old Phillip Thomas Mason, 24-year-old Charleka Shanay Brooks and 25-year-old Milton Jamal Brown. All of them are from Starkville.
Police said in a news release the apparent shooting death of Ellis Wade Bishop was the result of an attempted robbery and is believed to be drug related.
Bishop's body was discovered at a car wash.