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Man charged in murder

An arrest has been made in last Thursday’s murder of Travis Sasser, Sheriff Dennis Meeks announced this morning

Meeks said 28-year-old Michael D. Barbaree is charged with capital murder, first-degree arson and attempted murder.

Barbaree is being held without bond. He was previously convicted of a 2002 escape from the Covington County Jail with convicted murderer Oscar Roy Doster.

See the Thurs., May 21, edition of The Star-News for the complete story.