Officers make arrest in Saturday morning murder

Published 9:02 am Saturday, August 22, 2015

One man is in custody and another man dead following a stabbing early Saturday morning.

Vicksburg Police reported Saturday they had arrested Bernard Brown, 50, in connection with the death of Mack Vaughn, 41.

According to a release from the department, officers responded to Merit Health River Region just before 5 a.m. Saturday in response to a stabbing victim. Brown was later taken into custody, around 5:30 a.m., on the 2100 block of Clay Street.

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Police are still working to determine a motive.

Brown is currently being held at the Vicksburg Police Department pending murder charges. According to Capt. Sandra Williams, with the Vicksburg Police Department, Brown will be transported to the Issaquena County Correctional Facility following an initial appearance in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Monday.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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