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Mississippi man arrested for allegedly killing his mother’s fiance hours after graduation

CALEDONIA, Miss. — A Mississippi man was arrested for allegedly killing his mother’s fiance hours after he graduated from high school. WCBI says Justin Robert Coggins, 18, was arrested Monday just days after he allegedly killed his mother’s fiancee, Dustin Hoffpauir, 33. The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office’s Sheriff Eddie Hawkins told WCBI that the shooting happened hours after Coggins graduated from Caledonia High School.
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Drug bust at Tupelo tire shop landed two people in jail

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Narcotics agents and Tupelo police officers seized methamphetamine, Ecstasy, marijuana and guns during a drug bust on Wednesday, May 18. According to a Tupelo Police Department news release, officers investigated allegations of drug activity at a tire shop on Cliff Gookin Boulevard. Police did not initially identify the business. But WTVA confirmed the business is called the Used Tire Shop.
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‘Nobody Is Talking to Us’: Mississippi Authorities Search for Answers as 18-Year-Old Allegedly Murders Mom’s Fiancé Just Hours After Graduating from High School

Hours after graduating from high school, a Mississippi teenager was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of his mother’s fiancé. Justin Robert Coggins, 18, stands accused of murder. According to the Lowndes County Sheriff, the incident occurred sometime on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Coggins had just graduated...
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Set up underway for “Jurassic Quest”

TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – It is not every day you see life-size dinosaurs being carted into the Bancorpsouth Arena, but it’s happening. It is part of the setup for “Jurassic Quest.” The show hits Tupelo this weekend and features life-size dinosaurs, painted and animated. There is...
TUPELO, MS
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Tupelo area residents can dispose of old electronics at community event

TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – A partnership between a business and the city of Tupelo allows people to get rid of those old computers, CD players and cameras that are taking up space. Exceed Technology and “Keep Tupelo Beautiful” joined forces to host an electronics recycling drive. Today...
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Tupelo man accused of taking furniture from factory where he worked

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – A Tupelo man is accused of taking thousands of dollars in furniture from a factory where he worked. 36-year-old Antone Neal has been charged with embezzlement. Amory police investigators tell WCBI that Neal was a truck driver for a furniture operation in Amory. The investigation...
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