Smith faces additional charge

Jayvion Smith (Source: Meridian Police Dept.)

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Meridian police say a suspect in a double homicide is also being charged in connection with a separate death.

Meridian Police Chief Benny Dubose says Jayvion Smith has been charged with the murder of Ontario Drake, which happened in the 2000 block of 30th Avenue a week ago.

Smith was previously charged with two counts of capital murder the May 29 death of Elbert Earl Carpenter, Jr., and Talimon Edwards.