Nine Time Convicted Felon Sentenced to Life without Parole

For Immediate Release April 21, 2010 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that James Christopher Skinner, a violent habitual offender, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole following a four-day trial where the jury found him guilty of felony evasion and disorderly conduct. In…

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Madison County Murderer Receives 30-year Sentence

For Immediate Release April 6, 2011 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that William L. Nelson received 20 years to serve for manslaughter and 10 years to serve for using a firearm as a convicted felon, through a plea agreement. The sentences will run consecutively. On…

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