Sheriff investigates slaying


The Kemper County sheriff’s department is investigating a homicide that occurred last week near the Kemper-Neshoba County line.

Trent Clemons, 29, of Philadelphia was found by the Kemper County sheriff’s department last Wednesday on a side road off of Highway 495. He was deceased and had two gunshot wounds to his head.

Authorities later found Clemons’ car under a bridge, not far from where his body was found.

There has been one arrest and more are expected.

The FBI is assisting in the case.

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