Moss Point teen's murder trial begins Monday

BY WLOX STAFF

MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) - The trial of a teen accused of killing a Hattiesburg man is scheduled to begin tomorrow.  16 year old Darwin Wells has reportedly pleaded innocent to to capital murder charges.  He is accused of killing 44 year old Michael Porter.

Porter had stopped at a Moss Point Gas station last to ask for directions to a high school football game when he was killed.  Three other teens, Alonzo Kelly, Terry Hye and Telvin James Benjamin are also accused in the murder, but their trial dates have not been set.  If convicted, each of them could be sentenced to life in prison.

Two adults face charges of accessory after the fact to the murder.  They are Melody Jones and Faith Gibson.

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