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Weeks After A Mississippi College Student Went Missing, Police Say They Arrested A Murder Suspect

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Jul. 23 2022, Published 4:41 p.m. ET

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Weeks after a college student went missing, police said they arrested a murder suspect.

On July 22, the Oxford police and University of Mississippi police announced the arrest in the missing person case of Jimmie “Jay” Lee.

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Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, was charged with murder. He is being held in a Mississippi jail without bond.

Police have not found the victim’s remains and are trying to find Lee’s body. Anyone with information is asked to contact (662) 232-2400.

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Investigators have not said what led them to arrest Herrington or the evidence they had to determine the case was now a murder.

Lee’s car was found this week at a towing company after it was removed from an apartment complex.

Lee was last seen living a different apartment complex around 6 a.m. on July 8, wearing a silver robe or housecoat, gold cap and gray slippers, according to ABC 24. Police said Lee may have been visiting someone when he disappeared.


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