Stepfather arrested in shooting death of stepson

September 28, 2018

RIPLEY, Miss. (AP) — A stepfather is accused of killing his stepson in northeast Mississippi.

WTVA-TV reports that Ricky Childers has been charged with the murder of 24-year-old Derrick Glass.

Glass was found shot dead in a driveway Thursday morning on a rural road near Ripley. Initial reports say the shooting followed a fight.

Investigators haven’t said why they believe Childers shot Glass.

Childers is jailed on $200,000 bail. It’s unclear if he has a lawyer.


Information from: WTVA-TV, http://www.wtva.com

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