Son of West Tennessee sheriff shot to death

RIPLEY, Tenn. (AP) -- Three young people remain in jail on charges of slaying the son of Haywood County Sheriff Melvin Bond.

Brian Bond, 28, of Brownsville was found shot to death early Saturday in the emergency lane of Highway 19.

Prosecutors said Terry Copeland, 21, and Sequna Copeland, 19, his brother, were charged with first-degree murder. Ranard Webster, 19, was charged with facilitation of first-degree murder. All are from Lauderdale County.

No motive was released. Bonds were set at between $125,000 and $250,000.

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(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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