WAYNE COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) – Waynesboro police say an argument over Bible verses led to a fist fight that ended in the strangulation death of one man and a second-degree murder charge for another
The victim, 32-year-old Sherrod Alexander Laffitte, was pronounced dead at his home on Dogwood Extension where the fight occurred on the night of July 7, according to the Waynesboro Police Department.
The suspect, 41-year-old Samuel McDougle, surrendered to police later that night. His bond was set at $1 million.
Police said a fistfight broke out between Sherrod Alexander Laffitte and Samuel McDougle at Laffitte’s home July 7, WDAM reported.
The Waynesboro Police Department said the fight escalated and McDougle strangled Laffitte, who was pronounced dead at his home.
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