Man charged with murder after two bodies were dumped on Mississippi road

Man charged with murder after two bodies were dumped on Mississippi road

CREDIT: Tate County Police

TATE COUNTY, Miss. — A man has been charged with murder after two bodies were left in the middle of Wes Williams Rd. near Thyatira in Tate County.

The bodies were found by a driver Sunday Nov. 24 just before daylight.

Those victims were identified as Manuel Olives and Steven Alex Smith, both were 20-years-old, according to Tate County Sheriff Brad Lance

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They were found shot multiple times.

Gerdarius Newson has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

The family of the victims told FOX13's Tom Dees that the victims were laid to rest on Sunday.

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