MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) – A McComb man has been indicted for first-degree murder in connection with the Aug. 5, 2015, shooting death of his 10-year-old cousin, according to Pike County Circuit Court records.
The Enterprise-Journal reports that Willie J.Wilkinson Jr., 37, allegedly shot and killed Ja’Darrius K.Wilkinson with a stolen .22-caliber handgun in the Baertown community of McComb.
Wilkinson also was indicted for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a stolen firearm.
Police said the 10-year-old boy and four other children had been left with Wilkinson.
In 2014 Wilkinson was convicted of grand larceny auto and third-degree arson, according to court records. Still pending against him are charges of grand larceny, burglary of a building and conspiracy.