Twenty-two year old Vincent McGee has confessed to the murder of white supremacist Richard Barrett.
It happened on Petros Road near Monterrey, in rural Rankin County, either Wednesday night or Thursday morning. There are also three new arrests in the case.
Alfred Lewis, the suspect's step father is charged with accessory after the fact of murder. Michael Dent who assisted the suspect and Vickie Dent who also assisted in getting gasoline to the house, are charged as accessories.
I asked Sheriff Ronnie Pennington if he got a confession in the case and he replied, 'Yes sir, we interviewed him and he told us basically what happened.'
I ask if McGee told Pennington he did it. 'He did.' Sheriff Pennington replied.
Sheriff Pennington said a gas can without a top at Barrett's house and a gas can top in a house three houses up the street was instrumental in leading to the arrest of McGee. He was asked about a motive.