Thursday, February 28, 2013

Marco McMillian-Clarksdale, Mississippi Black-Openly Gay Mayoral Candidate Murdered! A Hate Crime? (Updates)

Marco McMillian, a Black-Openly Gay
Mayoral Candidate in Clarksdale, Mississippi,
body was found on a levee 
near his home. 
McMillian, 34, was a rising star in politics
with the background 
and credentials to prove it.  
Marco McMillian
A "person of interest" is in custody,
but has not been charged as yet.
The Sheriff's Office reports this is
"not a hate crime", but it sure smells
suspicious right now.
This is a developing story from a contributor
in Jackson, Mississippi and will be updated
as information becomes available.
Update March 4, 2013:
Today the Mc Millian family said Marco's
body had been beaten and partially burned,
according to reports from the Coroners office.
Lawrence Reed Charged
Also, Lawrence Reed, 22, is in custody and
charged in the death of Mc Millian.    
More to come.......

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