Arrest made in murder of Grand Bay man

Mobile County

Moss Point, Miss (WKRG) –Jackson County Mississippi Department announced they’ve arrested the man accused of shooting and killing a Grand Bay man.

Sheriff Mike Ezell says Dirk Lambert, Jr. of Moss Point allegedly shot 50-year old Noel Christopher Benson at lamberts home on Independence Road in Moss Point.

The shooting happened around 6pm Tuesday (4/9.) Benson’s body was found inside his vehicle several hours later in the woods nearby. Sheriff Ezell says investigators have not determined a motive in the shooting. The investigation is ongoing and Lambert is jailed with no bond, pending an initial court appearance.

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