LUCEDALE, Miss. (TCD) -- A 40-year-old man was arrested earlier this week for allegedly killing his 80-year-old father in a fight.
According to the George County Sheriff’s Office, on Wednesday, Feb. 2, at approximately 4 p.m., deputies responded to the 100 block of Quail Run Road in the Twin Creek community. Upon deputies’ arrival, they reportedly found the body of Henry Cornelius Edwards in a car outside the residence.
Upon further investigation, the Sheriff’s Office says the victim got into a physical altercation with his son, Henry Kevin Edwards. The victim had reportedly died from injuries sustained in the fight.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Henry Kevin Edwards was arrested and charged with one count of second-degree murder. He was reportedly booked into the George County Regional Correctional Facility and remains in custody until his initial court appearance.