A Lowndes County man convicted of capital murder will get a new trial.
District Attorney Scott Colom will move his staff into new Columbus office space in October.
District Attorney Scott Colom is hopeful he and his staff can move into new Columbus office space in August after Clay, Lowndes, Oktibbeha and Noxubee counties agreed to split the costs of a new lease and utility bills.
When District Attorney Scott Colom crossed the lawn in front of the Lowndes County Courthouse Wednesday morning and stood before a podium to announce how his office planned to proceed with the Ricky Ball case, there were as many media present as there were spectators.
District Attorney Scott Colom announced Wednesday morning he is handing over the investigation into Ricky Ball’s death to the Mississippi Attorney General’s office.
District Attorney Scott Colom will announce the next step into the death of Ricky Ball Wednesday morning at the Lowndes County Courthouse.
Two of the four counties within Mississippi’s 16th Circuit Court District have tentatively agreed to financially support a move to new office space by District Attorney Scott Colom and his staff, and Colom said he hopes supervisors in Clay and Oktibbeha counties will also pitch in for the cause.
Scott Colom spoke to the Columbus Rotary Club on Tuesday about his intention to prioritize prosecuting violent crime during his tenure as district attorney for Lowndes, Oktibbeha, Noxubee and Clay counties.
District Attorney Scott Colom is considering whether he will release to the public the findings of the state’s investigation into Ricky Ball’s police-involved shooting death last fall.
District Attorney Scott Colom will speak at Mississippi University for Women’s second annual “Desserts and The Dream” event at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Claudia A. Limbert Assembly Room in Cochran Hall.