Mississippi man in Smith County jail for attempted murder

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Mississippi man is the Smith County jail for attempted murder, among other charges.

According to the Smith County Jail records, Laderrius Thornton, 22, of Indianola, Mississippi was booked into the Smith County Jail on July 2 on outstanding warrants from Ashley County in Arkansas.

Thornton was wanted for criminal attempt to commit murder, kidnapping, aggravated robbery and theft. Upon arrest, he was also charged with failure to identify.

Thornton was arrested by officers with the Texas Department of Public Safety.

At this time, a bond amount has not been set.

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