Autopsy results show 49-year-old Jerry Norman of Meridian was stabbed multiple times.
He was discovered inside his home on 29th Avenue Wednesday and had not been seen for several days.
Ralph Holliday, 45, an acquaintance of Norman, has been charged with capital murder and is being held at the Lauderdale County Detention Facility.
Police say the victim was robbed. Norman had apparently been dead for four to six days.