Man charged with murder in Kilmichael

David Johnson

A man has been charged with murder in Kilmichael.

Posted: May 1, 2018 11:06 AM
Updated: May 1, 2018 11:16 AM

KILMICHAEL, Miss. (WTVA) - A man has been charged with murder in Kilmichael.

Kilmichael Police Chief David Eldridge confirms David Johnson has been charged in the homicide investigation.

His arrest stems from a shooting on Friday, April 27 sometime near 8 p.m. near a car wash on North Rutherford Drive.

The victim, Joseph Purnell, died as a result.

Apparently, the incident happened during a child exchange between the two men. 

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