Meridian Star

New Today

November 18, 2013

4 suspects charged in Laurel slaying

LAUREL, Miss. — A judge has set bond at $1 million each for three people charged with murder in the shooting death of a Laurel man. A court appearance is pending for a fourth suspect in the case.

The Chronicle reports ( ) that Douglas Santrell McGruder was shot to death near an apartment complex Nov. 7. Police say McGruder died of a gunshot wound to chest.

Police Chief Tyrone Stewart says Frankie Lee Hosey, Brittany Monique Smith and Joshua McGill, 25, of Laurel, appeared before a judge Friday.

Stewart says Terrance Roberts was arrested late Friday and is awaiting a court appearance.

McGill, Smith and Roberts have each been charged with one count each of murder. Hosey is charged as an accessory. All face additional charges.


Text Only
New Today
Biz Marquee
New Today

Mississippi could borrow $20 million to help Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. update its factory in Tupelo. In return the company would pledge to maintain at least 1,300 jobs and invest $140 million in the plant. Do you think this is a good investment on the state's part?

     View Results
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Cubs Superfans Celebrate Wrigley's 100th Raw: Cattle Truck Overturns in Texas Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming Raw: Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala and Peru Alibaba IPO Could Be Largest Ever for Tech Firm FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide