Teen indicted in murder of Biloxi Police Officer

A Biloxi teen has been indicted for the murder of a Biloxi police officer in May.

A grand jury in Harrison County has indicted 19-year-old Darian Atkinson for the murder of Officer Robert McKeithen.

Darian Atkinson. Photo courtesy of Gulfport PD.

Atkinson has been in custody since his arrest for the shooting. An arraignment date has not been set. If convicted, he could face the death penalty.

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