According to Montgomery County Sheriff Bubba Nix, Britt Dearinger, 58, was arrested Thursday evening and charged with the murder of his son, Matthew Dearinger, 33, of Olive Branch.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the scene at 6:34 p.m. on March 13.
According to Nix, the shooting occurred at 920 Sawyer Road in Montgomery County, the home of Britt Dearinger. The victim was shot multiple times.
Britt Dearinger was arrested and transported to the Carroll-Montgomery Regional Correctional Facility in Vaiden. His initial appearance in Montgomery County Justice Court will be held later today, Nix said. A decision on bond will be made at that time.
Nix said the investigation is ongoing and is being led by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department with assistance from the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.
Updates will be made when additional information is made available.