Biloxi teen indicted in officer’s murder

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An indictment has been served on Darian Atkinson, the Biloxi teenager charged with capital murder in the killing of Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen.

Authorities served the indictment to the 19-year-old whose been jailed without bond since his arrest May 6th.

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Atkinson’s accused of shooting and killing Officer McKeithen at point-blank range.

A date hasn’t been set for Atkinson’s arraignment. If convicted, he could face the death sentence.

Five others, including two of Atkinson’s brothers, were arrested on charges of accessory after the fact to capital murder for allegedly helping Atkinson escape arrest in the hours after the shooting.