Two men charged with murdering a 65-year-old man in Meridian

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) - Meridian Police say two men have been charged with murder in connection with the beating death of a 65-year-old man.

Henry Curry was found unconscious on Sept. 3 by officers after they responded to a reported assault. Curry was taken to a Meridian hospital where he was receiving treatment for his injuries. He died of his injuries several days later.

Police say 23-year old Toboris Sanchez Tamayo was arrested Monday and charged with murder. The second suspect in the case, 27-year old Marquis McNeely, is currently being held as a prisoner with the Mississippi Department of Corrections on an unrelated charge.