Batesville Police Make An Arrest In Homicide

BATESVILLE, MISS (localmemphis.com) - Batesville Police say 18-year-old Nakia Lamar is charged with capital murder in the death of Roary Thomas Thursday. Investigators are searching for 16-year-old Cordarius Strong in the case.

Chief Jimmy McCloud says Batesville Police received a call of shots fired on Bradford Street about 2:00 p.m. Thursday. Police found Thomas shot inside a car.

Family members tell Local 24 Thomas goes by the name Red. A friend of Thomas says he believes it was a robbery gone bad.

Anyone with information is asked to call Batesville Police.  


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