Accused killer of former Natchez resident given a $600K bond in deadly Vicksburg shooting

Published 11:25 am Wednesday, April 18, 2018

VICKSBURG — A Vicksburg man charged with murder in the shooting death of former Natchez resident Latonya Love Campbell, 45, is being held in the Warren County Jail in lieu of $600,000 bond.

Judge Toni Terrett set the bond for Darrell Lepercy Green, 56, 1312 China St., at an initial appearance Monday in Vicksburg Municipal Court. Green faces two charges, murder and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. Terrett set the bond on the murder charge at $500,000 and $100,000 for the weapons charge.

Green is accused of shooting Campbell Saturday night at her home at 160 Elizabeth Circle. Her death was the third homicide in the city this year. Green was arrested about 1:52 a.m. Sunday at the home of a relative on West Magnolia Street.

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According to police reports, Green and Campbell had been dating and recently ended the relationship. When Campbell returned home from work Saturday night, she found Green at her home and an argument began that resulted in Green shooting her.

Officers responding about 10:05 p.m. Saturday to a call that someone had been shot in the 100 block of Elizabeth Circle arrived to find Campbell lying in the front yard of 158 Elizabeth Circle. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey, and an autopsy was ordered.