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.
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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