Moss Point man charged with killing Derek Deion Edwards

Kendrick James

A Moss Point man is in custody for murder.

Sheriff Mike Ezell says 25-year-old Kendrick Marshone James is charged with killing Derek Deion Edwards.

Edwards, 39, was initially reported missing by his family on Sunday, August 7th. His body was found that same day behind a home on Lily Orchard Road in the Helena community.

Investigators arrested James Wednesday afternoon at a home in Moss Point. He is being held at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center with no bond, pending an initial court appearance.

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