- Associated Press - Monday, January 11, 2016

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Two of the nine people accused in the May shooting death of two Hattiesburg Police officers have been arraigned.

WDAM-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1PTg1Rz ) 22-year-old Joanie Calloway and 25-year-old Broderick Varnado Sr. were arraigned Monday before Judge Bob Helfrich in connection to the May 9 murder of Officers Benjamin J. Deen and Liquori Tate.

Calloway was charged in a multi-count indictment for attempted accessory after the fact to capital murder and hindering prosecution. She pleaded not guilty and remained free on $35,000 bond. A trial date was set for May 10.

Varndao was charged with accessory after the fact to capital murder and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. He also pleaded not guilty and remained free on $90,000 bond. His trial was set for May 12.

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Information from: WDAM-TV, https://www.wdam.com

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