Wanted Wayne County business man dies

WAYNE COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Wayne county businessman that was wanted by authorities has died. Joseph Barnett's attorney, Katie Dickerson, confirmed that Barnett died at a Jackson hospital around 4 o'clock Tuesday morning.

Barnett had a warrant for his arrest for the transfer of a controlled substance.  The charge was filed last Thursday.

Barnett's attorney says that he had neck surgery Monday, and died Tuesday.