1st murder in 4 decades in Itawamba County small town; 5 charged with capital murder

Left to right: Kelly, Metcalf, Thomas, McClenton, Johnson

ITAWAMBA COUNTY, Miss (WJTV) – A Mississippi small town is rocked by its first murder in more than four decades.

Five people are charged with capital murder in connection with the shooting death of 27-year-old Andre Taylor.

The crime happened on July 12 in the town of Mantachie.

Bond was denied for 22-year-old Demarco Kelly, 21-year-old Tyjuan C. Metcalf, 22-year-old Tyandre Thomas, 19-year-old Kyra McClenton, and 19-year-old Tonisha Johnson.

The investigation was a joint effort of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, Itawamba County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshal’s Service.

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