Photo: Newton County Sheriff’s Offce / Newton County Sheriff’s Office
A man was charged in the May 1 killing of his cousin in Newton County Friday, according to a news release from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.
Police charged Decorrian Cordell Holmes with murder after Payton Holmes was shot to death in Newton County last week,” Sheriff Billy Rowles said.
Precinct 2 Justice of The Peace Brenda Smith arraigned Holmes Sunday morning and set his bond at $500,000. Officers tansported Holmes to the Newton County Jail.