PURVIS, MS (WDAM) - A Lamar County man charged with capital murder in the 2013 death of a Purvis woman pleaded guilty in court Friday.
Timothy Taylor, 39, was indicted in January 2014 for the death of Claudette Ezell, 76, who died at her home on First Avenue in Purvis.
Taylor pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole before Circuit Judge Anthony Mozingo in a Lawrence County Courtroom.
According to Taylor's indictment,
The 15 Circuit Court District Attorney Hal Kittrell released the following statement about the case: