BREAKING: First Suspect Charged in Sunflower Murder

Delta Daily News has learned Minton Lazirrick, 22, of Sunflower has been charged with the murder of Annie Ruth Johnson. Photo Source Delta Daily News.
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SUNFLOWER, MS (Ben Caxton) — A suspect has been charged in the murder of a Sunflower woman. 22-year-old Minton Lazirrick of Sunflower who was arrested yesterday is now charged by police with Capital Murder, Burglary, Conspiracy, and Auto Theft. Lazirrick, an employee of Gresham Farms,  is the first of three who were detained by authorities yesterday to be formally charged in the killing of 80-year-old Sunflower resident Annie Ruth Johnson early on Tuesday morning. Johnson was found bound and strangled in her Sunflower apartment with her car stolen.  This is a developing story. Stay with Delta Radio for more details as they become available.


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