Bond reduced for Wayne County man charged with murder

MERIDIAN, MS (WDAM) - Bond has been reduced for a Wayne County man accused of killing his girlfriend.

Christopher Bishop, 41, had a bond reduction hearing Thursday in Lauderdale County. Judge Robert Bailey reduced Bishop's bond from $550,000 to $350,000.

Bishop was charged with murder in April after his girlfriend Carla Gray was found shot inside the home they shared on Toby Landrum Road. Gray was pronounced dead at Wayne General Hospital.

According to the Wayne District Attorney's office, Bishop's trial is scheduled for September 17.

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