DeLaughter indicted, pleads not guilty

Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Bobby DeLaughter has pleaded not guilty to a five-count indictment in federal court in Oxford today.

Still awaiting news on former Hinds DA Ed Peters, and former Senator Trent Lott.

The Scruggs II saga continues …

more at folo

You might remember the movie “Ghosts of Mississippi” with Whoopi Goldberg as Myrlie Evers, and one of the Baldwin brothers as Bobby DeLaughter, in the story of the the murderer of Medgar Evers finally being brought to justice. Reporter Jerry Mitchell had a big role in the investigation, and in the movie. His report in the CL is here,

I’ve known of Bobby DeLaughter since my high school days at Wingfield. Gotta say, I’m shocked.

cross posted at Nuke’s

h/t Y’all Politics

Update: NYT has a nice writeup

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  1. […] You might remember the movie “Ghosts of Mississippi” with Whoopi Goldberg as Myrlie Evers , and one of the Baldwin brothers as Bobby DeLaughter, in the story of the the murderer of Medgar Evers finally being brought to justice. …More […]

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