Laurel native Edward Morris has admitted to burglarizing 30 churches in Mississippi. The burglaries took place in Smith, Lincoln, Franklin and Lawrence Counties.
So far a number of televisions stolen from two Smith County churches have been recovered.
Investigators say Morris also stole a number of church sound systems.
Morris, who is 52, admitted to the burglaries after being arrested in Louisiana and charged with an attempted murder and robbery there.
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