Suspect in Ole Miss slaying case claims he is being illegally detained

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-10-07 13:08:30

The Oxford Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Murrah High School graduate Jimmie

Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, faces a charge of first-degree murder in the of Jimmie “Jay” Lee, 20, whose body has yet to be found after his July 8 disappearance.

Herrington recently filed a against the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department claiming he is being illegally held in jail, officials said.

Herrington was initially arrested on July 22 in connection to Lee’s case.

Herrington’s said the court has no direct evidence to implicate him in Lee’s murder and that detectives made the arrest after tracking Lee and Herrington’s movements through social networking…

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