RIPLEY, Miss. (AP) - A man charged with murder in the shooting
deaths of his wife and stepfather is scheduled to appear Monday in
Tippah County Circuit Court.
Stephen Grisham is charged in the February 10, 2007, shooting
death of his 29-year-old wife, Sylvia Grisham, and her stepfather,
70-year-old Jerry "Clifford" Mercer. The bodies of the two
victims were found in the Grisham's home in Tippah County.
Authorities declined to comment on a motive for the shooting at
the time of the incident.
Grisham, a construction worker, was 36 at the time of his
arrest. He has been free on a $200,000 bond.
Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal,