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Dante Bender, accused of killing Meridian officer, now in custody



Dante Marquez Bender
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Dante Marquez Bender, the suspect accused of killing a Meridian police officer on Thursday, is now in custody, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation announced on Facebook.

On Thursday, a Blue Alert was issued for Bender.  Bender is said to have killed Meridian police officer Kennis Croom and a pregnant woman who’s identity has yet to be released.


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