UM Graduate Suspected of Killing Jay Lee in Oxford Appears in Court, Still No Details

Officials ushered Sheldon Timothy Herrington Jr., 22, past a crowd of protesters into a Lafayette County Sheriff Department vehicle as he left the Lafayette County Courthouse after his Wednesday, July 27, 2022, arraignment hearing. Prosecutors charged Herrington with first-degree murder of University of Mississippi student Jimmie “Jay” Lee.

Jackson-based Author Gerard Helferich Breaks into Fiction with ‘Hot Time: A Mystery’

“Hot Time” is Helferich’s sixth published book and the first time he has dabbled into fiction. Two of his previous nonfiction works include “An Unlikely Trust: Theodore Roosevelt, J. P. Morgan, and the Improbable Partnership That Remade American Business” and “Theodore Roosevelt and the Assassin,” both of which served as inspiration for Helferich’s fiction debut.