Arrest in MS State Student Murder
Four men have been charged in the death of a senior marketing major at Mississippi State University. Joseph Tillman, from the Delta town of Schlater, was found dead early Sunday from what authorities believe stemmed from an attempted robbery.
The body was found in the yard of some apartments on Maxwell Street when an ambulance was called around 2:30 a.m.
Twenty-year-old Jaylen M. Barker has been charged with murder and is being held on a one million dollar bond. Three others were charged with murder as an accessory, each with a bond of $500,000. Police say all four suspects are from the area.