Adams charged with killing his brother

Robert Adams, 21 (Source: Kemper County Sheriff's Dept.)

KEMPER COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - There is new information about a homicide investigation in Kemper County. The sheriff's department has charged Robert Adams, 21, of Hiram, Ga., with first-degree murder in the death of his brother.

George Adams, Jr., was shot to death Sept. 1 after an altercation.

Sheriff James Moore says Robert Adams was then shot by his father.

Moore says Robert Adams was released from University Medical Center Monday. He had his initial court appearance Wednesday.

The sheriff says bond was denied due to Robert Adams' mental state and because he's considered a danger to his family and the public.