Many people have asked why Marco ! Marco Macmillan was a man on the rise in Mississippi politics. He was running for mayor of Clarksdale Mississippi. Mr. Macmillan was found burned and mutilated just a few short days ago. Many are trying to figure out why this openly gay candidate for mayor would be murdered the way he was. A lot of people believe it was not random, and that he was murdered by folks that may of new him. Police are still trying to put piece together what could of caused the murder.