Bail denied for accused Jeff Davis killer

A Jefferson Davis County fugitive charged with murdering his brother-in-law made his initial court appearance Wednesday.

Willie Mack Pierce Jr., 57, was denied bond.

He's charged with murder in the shooting death of Si Upton.

Pierce was a fugitive for a week until authorities found him hiding out in a Mobile, Alabama hotel.

He was extradited to Mississippi Wednesday.

Pierce is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on October 25.