February 11, 2022

Biloxi homeless man charged in death of another homeless man

Therese Apel

A homeless man is charged with murder after another homeless man was found dead in Biloxi.

Police said they responded to a homeless camp on a welfare check just before 7pm, according to WLOX. The camp is in the wooded area near the intersection of Popps Ferry Road and Cedar Lake Road.

Officers report finding the body of a 52-year-old man who lived in the camp. Police say he appeared to be the victim of an assault, however, the motive for the attack is still under investigation.

Suspect David Thomas Jordan, 63, was arrested without incident. He is charged with first-degree murder and Harrison County Justice Court Judge Albert Fountain set a bond of $1 million.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of the family.

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