Judge denies bail for 3 men in 6-year-old’s shooting

Published 8:17 pm Monday, May 22, 2017

CANTON (AP) — A judge has denied bail to three Mississippi people accused of killing a 6-year-old boy.

Madison County Justice Court Judge Bruce McKinley sent co-defendants Byron McBride Jr., Dwan Wakefield Jr. and D’Allen Washington back to jail until at least a late June hearing.

District Attorney Michael Guest told reporters after the hearing that prosecutors haven’t decided yet whether they will seek the death penalty against McBride.

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The other two are ineligible for the death penalty because they were younger than 18 when the crime was committed.