PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Bond has been set at $350,000 for a New Augusta man charged with manslaughter.
Timothy Daryl Odom, 40, made his initial court appearance this morning. Odom is charged in the December 22 death of 53-year-old Joseph Lott of Beaumont.
Perry County authorities said the two got into a physical altercation at a home on William Lott Road in Beaumont.
The initial autopsy report indicated Lott died as a result of strangulation.