Law-enforcement agents on Wednesday confirmed that the body found at the base of the Mississippi River is that of Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, who had been missing since early Tuesday.
Coahoma County Sheriff’s Department made the announcement at a press conference that started at 3 p.m.
The body was found around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday near the levee between Sherard and Rena Lara.
Authorities named the suspect as Lawrence Reed, 22, of Clarksdale. It’s unknown if charges have yet been filed...MORE