Judge denies bond for Laurel murder suspect

Judge denies bond for Laurel murder suspect
Devante Malik Boyd, 22, is charged with murder in the death of George Hosey Jr. (Source: Laurel Police Department)

LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) - A Jones County judge has denied bond for the suspect accused of killing 42-year-old George Hosey Jr. in July.

Laurel Police Department investigators arrested 22-year-old Devante Malik Boyd around 6 p.m. Monday during the execution of a search warrant at a home on University Avenue.

Boyd was charged with one count of murder and had his initial court appearance Wednesday.

On July 28, police found Hosey dead from a gunshot wound after they were called to the scene at an apartment on W 11th Street. Family members said Hosey was a father of three children.

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