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Second Cordova man charged as accessory in triple homicide in Olive Branch

Three people were shot and killed early Friday morning - New Year's Day.

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss — UPDATE 1/5/2021 - A second Cordova man has been charged in connection with a triple homicide New Year's Day in Olive Branch, Mississippi.

Monday, Olive Branch Police arrested and charged 21-year-old Dylan Lee Howard with accessory after the fact. Howard’s bond was set at $500,000. He is scheduled to appear in court on January 28th.

Credit: Olive Branch Police
Dylan Lee Howard


1/1/2021 - Shortly before 2:00 am early Friday morning, Olive Branch police responded to a shooting call in the area of Jefferson Drive and Shiloah Cove. When they arrived, officers found three people killed by gunshot.

After investigation, police were able to identify the shooter as 26-year-old Ivan C. Rodriguez of Cordova. Rodriguez was arrested without incident and charged with three counts of 1st degree murder. 

He is currently being held without bail and his court date is scheduled for January 28th at the Olive Branch Municipal Court.

Credit: Olive Branch Police Department
Ivan C. Rodriguez