Pippins, Barker plead not guilty in 2016 death of MSU student

Syboris Pippins and Jaylen Barker pleaded not guilty in the death of Joseph Tillman.

Posted: Nov 15, 2017 12:59 PM
Updated: Nov 15, 2017 6:23 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) – Two men charged with capital murder in the 2016 death of Joseph Tillman appeared in court Wednesday.

Syboris Pippins and Jaylen Barker both pleaded not guilty to capital murder charges in Lowndes County circuit court Wednesday morning.

(L-R): Pippins, Barker | Photo Source: Starkville PD

They are charged with killing Joseph Tillman on Nov. 6, 2016, on Maxwell Street in Starkville. Starkville police said the incident was related to an attempted robbery.

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