Arrest made in Gulfport murder

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Police have made an arrest in the murder of a Gulfport businessman.  Aubrey Allen Bulter of Perkinston is charged with one count of murder.

Joseph Craig, Junior, was shot to death at his home on Fifth Street near Cowan Road around 6am.  Butler, 53, was arrested at the scene and is being held on a $1,000,000 bond at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.

Craig, 55, owned Joe Craig Construction in Gulfport.  Family members gathered outside the home Friday morning mourned his loss and remembered him with loving words.

Annette Jones described her brother as "The best brother that anyone could ask for. He and I were just four years apart and best friends, he's my hero.  He would help anybody, give you the shirt off his back. He died they way he lived, helping a friend."

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