Arrest in recent murder

Staff Writer


The Grenada Police Department has arrested a 20-year-old man on murder charges in connection with the shooting death of Mark Denton last month.

Detective Commander Kenith Sanders identified the man as Quartavion Brewer of Grenada, who was apprehended by the GPD, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. The arrest was made Wednesday morning in Grenada.

Denton, 36, was found shot to death inside a vehicle on Govan Street. Police focused on the area of Rayford Allen Park, where GPD responded to several shots fired calls.

According to Sanders, the investigation remains ongoing.

Sanders said Brewer is being held at the Grenada County Jail on a $500,000 bond.