Suspect faces murder charges

Staff Writer

A former Duck Hill resident is facing two charges of first degree murder and is being held at a Madison County Jail.
A man identified by authorities as Walter Simpson has been charged in connection with the deaths of two women in the Camden, area just outside of Canton.

PD Helps Marshals
The Grenada Police Department and the United States Marshals searched for Simpson here Friday before he turned himself in to the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.
“We only assisted the marshals for a short time, but we did not locate any suspects,” said Det. Kenith Sanders with GPD.
The search was concentrated in the South Street area.

Family Victims
According to a Jackson news station, 45-year-old Falonda Jobe-Simpson and her daughter, 21-year-old Davonda Washington, were found Tuesday night inside their house in Camden.
According to reports, Jobe-Simpson was the suspect’s wife, and Washington was his step-daughter.
Simpson was being held without bond pending his initial court appearance. It is unclear how old he is or if he has a lawyer.

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