July 21, 2023

Rapper/Songwriter “Superstar Pride” Charged With First-Degree Murder In Sardis

Morgan Howard

According to WMC, The Panola County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged rapper and songwriter “Superstar Pride” with first-degree murder.

The arrest happened after a man was shot and killed in Sardis, Mississippi, on Wednesday.

The Sheriff’s Department said that around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, authorities were called to a home on Highway 35 North. They found 40-year-old Marcus Wheatley had been shot multiple times.

He was pronounced dead on scene.

During the investigation, WMC reports that information was developed that 20-year-old Cadarrius Pride, aka “Superstar Pride” was the suspect.

According to Chief Deputy Reginald Lantern, Pride’s family members contacted authorities and told them that he wanted to surrender.

At 4:47 p.m., Wednesday, Pride turned himself in and was transported to the Panola County Detention Center.

He is charged with first-degree murder.

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