Marco McMillian

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Mayoral Candidate Was Beaten, Burned: Family

Marco McMillian's murder 'not random,' family says

(Newser) - The family of Marco McMillian, the Mississippi mayoral candidate found dead last week , has released more details about his gruesome murder. McMillian was beaten, dragged, and then set on fire, the family says in a statement, adding: "We feel this was not a random act of violence based on...

Man Charged in Death of Gay Mayoral Candidate

Politics likely not a factor in Marco McMillian's death, coroner says

(Newser) - Mississippi police have charged a 22-year-old man with killing openly gay Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, whose body was found by the Mississippi River on Wednesday. Police revealed that the suspect, Lawrence Reed, had been driving McMillian's SUV when it collided head-on with another car Tuesday morning. Reed and...

Mayoral Candidate's Murder Rocks Mississippi Town

Body of 34-year-old Democrat Marco McMillian found yesterday

(Newser) - Whatever his prospects for winning the coming mayoral election in his conservative hometown of Clarksdale, Miss., Marco McMillian was widely considered to be a man on the rise. So word spread fast when his SUV was involved in a wreck this week, and he was nowhere to be found. The...

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