Three men charged in connection with 7-year-old boy’s murder, police say.

Published 9:33 pm Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Mississippi police have arrested three men in connection with the murder of a 7-year-old boy shot to death last week.

Cartravious “C.J.” Brown Jr. was shot and killed last Monday at a landromat in Clarksdale. He was a second-grade student.

Clarksville police said they arrest Jontavious Smith and Kadarius Thomas and charged them with Brown’s murder.

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Police said Brandon Washington was charged with being an accessory to murder and possession of a weapon by a felon.

The three were being held without bond.