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Man arrested in connection with February fatal shooting in Natchez


NATCHEZ, Mississippi — A 22-year-old Natchez man has been charged with murder in a fatal shooting that occurred in February in the city.

Police Detective Jerry Ford tells The Natchez Democrat ( ) that Maurice Davis is being held in the city jail in fatal shooting of Terrence Thornburg.

Ford says the 20-year-old Thornburg was shot in the back of head Feb. 23 at his home.

Ford says investigators believe the shooting occurred during an argument between Davis and Thornburg over a dice game.

Davis was arrested Thursday.

Davis was being held without bond pending an initial court appearance.

Information from: The Natchez Democrat,

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