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2 arrested in connection with murder of Memphis pastor

Published: Nov. 7, 2014 at 9:39 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 8, 2014 at 1:39 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Two people, who were arrested in Greenville, Miss., are now accused in the murder of a Memphis pastor who was found dead on Saturday.

Don Smith, 57, was the pastor at Prospect Park Missionary Baptist Church. His body was found near a Hickory Hill pond. His car had also been stolen.

On Wednesday, Lashonda Williams, 24, and Roger Reed Jr., 23, were pulled over in Smith's car in Mississippi. They were taken into custody and warrants for first-degree murder were issued.

The pair is being held in Greenville on additional charges, but will be extradited back to Memphis.

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