Greenwood, Mississippi: Anti-violence speaker charged in beating death

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who has given speeches about the need to reduce violence is now accused of beating another man to death with a baseball bat.

Greenwood police say 45-year-old Stacy Regular is charged with capital murder in the death of 29-year-old Labrandon Baugh.

Authorities say Baugh was beaten March 28 in Greenwood. He died three days later in a Jackson hospital.

Regular has been a Greenwood parks department employee.

The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that he has spoken at anti-violence rallies and has written letters to the newspaper urging residents to take a more active stance against violence.

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