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Joshua Allen Murry has been charged with the murder of a Starkville man.

Posted: Aug 13, 2018 12:42 PM
Updated: Aug 13, 2018 10:33 PM

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Joshua Allen Murry has been charged with the murder of a Starkville man.

Lowndes County Sheriff Mike Arledge confirms Murry, 27, of Columbus, is charged in connection to the death of Jarrel Ward, 24.

Joshua Allen Murry | Photo: Lowndes County Jail

Ward’s body was found on Sand Road two weeks ago in Lowndes County.

Murry appeared in court Monday afternoon. No bond was set, according to Lowdes County Sheriff Mike Arledge.

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