Breaking News Alerts

Second capital murder suspect arrested

JACKSON COUNTY - Sheriff's investigators have arrested a second person in connection with the March 2 killing of scrap-yard owner Charles Ike Mason, 86, Sheriff Mike Byrd said.

Jeffery Grey Allen, 32, already was in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections at the time of his arrest.

Allen and Donna Marie Freeman, 33, are now each accused in the killing. They were arrested, each on a charge of capital murder in the killing.

The Sun Herald updates this story in Wednesday's print edition.