Murder suspect in custody for former MSU football player’s death

Tirale Reed, wanted in shooting death of Chris Smith from Meridian

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WJTV) – Authorities have found the suspect wanted for the murder of a former Mississippi State University football player.

Chris Smith was shot and killed Friday, July 15, 2016, at the Frank Berry Courts on 42nd Avenue in Meridian.

Photo Courtesy: Mississippi State University Football website
Photo Courtesy: Mississippi State University Football website

Captain John Griffith with Meridian Police Department says Tirale Reed, 34, is in custody in Georgia.

Reed will be extradited back to Meridian where he will be charged with murder, felon in possession of a firearm and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

This is a developing story.

Please stay with WJTV as more information becomes available.

 

 

 

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