Bond set for manslaughter suspect

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – A $150,000 bond was set for a Houlka man charged Tuesday with culpable negligence manslaughter.
Jason L. Pannell, 34, of Houlka, was arraigned in Lee County Justice Court Tuesday afternoon.
Lee County sheriff’s deputies charged him with culpable negligence manslaughter after recreating the Sept. 1 two-vehicle collision that resulted in the death of Earlie Rogers, 80, of Shannon.
The vehicles driven by Rogers and Pannell collided at the intersection of County Roads 506 and 300.