A Rienzi man has been charged with murder in the death of his father-in-law just two days before Christmas.

Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar said Jerry Lee Langston, 42, of Rienzi has been charged with first degree murder and child deprivation. Justice Court Judge Kimi Kitchens ordered him held without bond.

Banner Independent Editor

Managing editor of the Daily Corinthian’s sister newspaper, Booneville’s Banner-Independent, Brant Sappington has been a member of the Daily Corinthian family since 2001.

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