Two teens in custody in killing of Yazoo City man

Published 8:29 am Thursday, March 4, 2021

YAZOO CITY — Authorities say they’ve arrested a second teenager in the shooting death of a Yazoo City man.

The 15-year-old boy turned himself in Wednesday. He was charged with capital murder and home invasion.

Sylvester Brown, 64, on Tuesday was pronounced dead at a hospital after being shot at his Yazoo City home.

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When investigators went to the home, they arrested the first teen — also a 15-year-old boy — and charged him with capital murder.

Both teens are being held at the Yazoo Regional Correctional Facility.