Attala County man arrested, charged for mother’s death

Attala County man arrested, charged for mother’s death
John McMillan (Source: Attala County Sheriff's Department)

ATTALA CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Attala County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged a man for second-degree murder in his mother’s death.

Sheriff Tim Nail said deputies were called to a home on Attala Road in Sallis for a disturbance on Wednesday night.

Polyanna McMillan was injured in the incident. She was transported to UMMC in Jackson where she died on Thursday.

McMillan’s son 50-year-old John McMillan has been arrested and charged with second-degree in her murder, according to Sheriff Nail.

John McMillan has had his initial court appearance and was given a $250,000 bond. He is being held in the Leake County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing.

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