Man Charged In Priest's Death Found Dead In Jail


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Salon Staff
January 26, 2012 9:18PM (UTC)

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi corrections officials say a man accused of killing a Roman Catholic priest and taking the victim's car on a family vacation to Disney World has been found dead in his prison cell of an apparent suicide.

Thirty-three-year-old Jeremy Wayne Manieri was charged with shooting the Rev. Ed Everitt in July 2011 at a beach house in Waveland, Miss.

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Manieri's attorney, Brian Alexander, confirmed that he was found dead early Thursday morning. Manieri was being held at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County.


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