Man Who Murdered Friend Receives Life Sentence

For Immediate Release June 2, 2009 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Billy Ray Corkern pled guilty to murder in the August 2008 death of Robert Clemons. The defendant was sentenced to life in prison. On August 24, 2008, at approximately 3:00 a.m., the Madison…

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