Charged With Murder in DeKalb County

One community suffers the devastating act of murder during the winter storm event. Christopher Landers of Mount Vernon was arrested on Lookout Mountain, Wednesday. Landers is charged with murder in the death of Michael Jenkins also of Mount Vernon. Jenkins was pronounced dead at the scene. Landers was detained at the crime scene after 911 calls were made from Landers residence indicating a person had been shot. Bond for Landers is set at one hundred-thousand dollars and he is being held at the DeKalb County Detention Center. The investigation is continuing and additional leads are being pursued to determine the cause of death.


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