Meridian Star

January 4, 2013

Natchez liquor store worker slain


Associated Press

NATCHEZ, Miss. —  

Natchez police say they are looking for four suspects in the death of a liquor store employee.

Detective Jerry Ford tells the Natchez Democrat that investigators believe the four men were waiting for 49-year-old Tyrone Bernard when he closed the liquor store about 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Ford says Bernard was shot during the scuffle and died a short time later.

Ford says no arrests have been made and the investigation is continuing.