UPDATE: Man charged with murder in death of girlfriend in Yazoo County

Richard Johnson (Photo: Yazoo County Sheriff's Office)


YAZOO COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — The Yazoo County Sheriff’s Department has charged one person with murder in connection with a deadly shooting.

An investigator tells WJTV 12 that Richard Johnson is charged with the murder of Keondra Williams. We’re told that Johnson was the victim’s boyfriend.

Authorities said Williams was shot twice at the Oak Haven Apartments off of Shady Drive on Tuesday.

Johnson is also facing other charges from a separate incident, authorities said.

The motive is still under investigation.

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