Saturday, September 23, 2023

Clayton Family, Attorney to Hold Press Conference Friday

By Alyssa Schnugg
News Editor

Carlos Moore, managing partner at the Cochran Law Firm-Mississippi Delta has been retained by the Clayton family.


The family of murder victim Dominique “Lucy” Clayton and their attorney will be holding a press conference at 2:30 p.m. Friday in front of the Lafayette County Courthouse.

Clayton, 32, was killed last weekend. Her body was discovered by a family member at about 2 p.m. Sunday.

Matthew Kinne

On Monday, former Oxford police officer Matthew Kinne was arrested and charged with her murder. Family members claim the two were involved in a relationship. Kinne is being held at the Panola County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

Clayton’s family has retained attorney Carlos E. Moore, managing partner of the Cochran Law Firm-Mississippi Delta.

A Mississippi native raised in Moss Point, he is an alumnus of the University of Mississippi Robert C. Khayat School of Law, having completed his last year of law school there as a visiting student.