- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 26, 2016

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing Eddie Briggs in Gulfport in 2015.

The Sun Herald reports (https://bit.ly/2eRgVls) Judge Chris Schmidt sentenced 23-year-old Henry Harvey Tuesday on a murder charge in Harrison County Circuit Court.

Briggs was 29 when he was fatally shot on Jan. 27, 2015, in a courtyard between two buildings at the Emerald Pines apartment complex after an argument in an apartment. He was shot in the face and shoulder and was on a sidewalk when Gulfport police reached the complex.

A jury convicted Harvey last week. The jury was given an option to consider manslaughter. Jurors deliberated about 3 1/2 hours before finding Harvey guilty.


Information from: The Sun Herald, https://www.sunherald.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide