Mississippi man found dead in car with gunshot wound to neck, police report

Published 5:42 am Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Mississippi police are investigating after a man was found dead in a car with a gunshot wound to the neck.

Police in Morton said the man was shot and killed at approximately 9 p.m. Friday on Boykins Street.

Investigators believe that Christe’ian Benford, 33, of Morton was killed when someone stuck a gun through the window of the car in which Benford was sitting and shot him in the neck.

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Benford died at the scene.

No arrests have been made, anyone with information about the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477.