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.