Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Carter Found Guilty by Winston County Jury


After more than a year, the suspect in a Winston County murder case went to trial on Monday, May 7th. Kevin Ladexter Carter a/k/a “Deck” faced charges in the death of Angela Collier in February 2017.

Carter was accused of shooting Collier in a home on Roy Bates road in the Noxapater area on February 12, 2017.  Carter turned himself in to a Leake County Deputy after a week-long manhunt across Winston County that included the US Marshal Service and the Mississippi Highway Patrol as well as Winston County Law Enforcement.
  
On Monday in a Winston County Courtroom, Carter was convicted of second degree murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a felon. The counts carry terms of 40, 20 and 10 years.