Utility worker found dead in east Mississippi

By The Associated Press

QUITMAN — Two people have been arrested in what authorities say is a missing person case that turned into a murder investigation in Clarke County.

Sheriff Todd Kemp says investigators were looking for Nathan Baker who disappeared after handling call Monday in the Carmichael community. Baker worked for East Mississippi Electric Power Association.

Kemp says Baker’s body was found Tuesday in nearby Wayne County. He says Baker had been shot.

Kemp says Keith Davis has been charged with capital murder and Davis’ wife, Joanne Davis, has been charged with accessory after the fact of capital murder.

Kemp says Baker had gone to Davis’ home to turn the power off after the occupants failed to pay their bill.

Kemp says the couple’s 14-year-old son has been turned over to youth court authorities

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