Wesson man arrested for murder

Published 8:25 am Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Wesson Police have arrested a local man in connection with the death of a man reported missing.

WPD received a report of a missing individual, Tony Taylor, according to Chief Chad O’Quinn. Taylor was located, but was already dead when found. A suspect in the death was identified and located Monday.

“We have arrested Samuel Ray King III, of 2133 Hwy. 51, and charged him with murder in the death of Mr. Taylor,” O’Quinn said.

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No further details were available Tuesday, and the investigation is ongoing.