Bond Denied for Thompson

Charges have been upgraded and bond denied for Dewayne Thompson, accused of kidnapping and killing Katelyn Beard.

Dewayne Thompson

Bond has been denied for a Jackson man accused of kidnapping and killing a teenager.

Dewayne Thompson is charged with capital murder, aggravated assault, kidnapping and auto theft.

He was arrested Monday, the day after Katelyn Beard disappeared. Her body was found Tuesday near Jackson. Investigators say she had been shot in the head, and her body dumped there.

Investigators say drugs could have played a role in Beard's death.


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