Moss Point man faces murder charge

Published 7:30 pm Wednesday, April 30, 2008

A Moss Point man has been charged with capital murder in the slaying of a Biloxi resident earlier this month.

Moss Point police Detective Jeff Smith said Monday that 22-year-old Demetris James McNutt has been charged in 26-year-old Brent Jackson’s shooting death. Jackson was killed during a robbery attempt.

Smith was being held Tuesday in the Moss Point jail pending an initial court appearance.

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Smith would not release many details about the alleged robbery attempt. He said Jackson’s wallet and car were missing when his body was found April 13 near some abandoned duplexes.