Two men arrested after man found shot to death near bag of drugs in North Mississippi, police say

Senatobia, Miss. — Two men are in jail after police said a man’s body was discovered next to a bag of drugs early Saturday morning.

According to the Senatobia Police Department, a man’s body was discovered at the intersection of Cox Street and Scott Street around 2:50 a.m.

The man was found next to a bag of narcotics, police said.

Senatobia Police said that 41-year-old Darell Leverson was dead at the scene when they arrived, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Leverson also had facial injuries, according to police.

Later the same day, police said 33-year-old Joel Bradley of Sarah, Mississippi and 31-year-old Marshall Moore of Como, Mississippi were arrested for conspiracy to commit murder.

Additional charges are pending against the men, according to police.

Senatobia Police said that both Bradley and Moore are being held at the DeSoto County Detention Center on $750,000 bonds.

If convicted, each of the men face up to 20 years in the department of corrections, police said.