Arrested in connection with body found in Vancleave


Two arrests have been made in connection with the body that was discovered near Seaman Road on December 19th.

An investigation revealed that a male in his mid-50’s died from natural causes at his home in Biloxi. The body was then taken from the home on Couevas Street to the location it was discovered at in Vancleave using his own vehicle. That vehicle was traced to Ocean Springs today where police arrested two people on warrants of tampering with physical evidence.

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Sixty-year-old John Carrick of Biloxi and Jeffrey Witt of Ocean Springs will both face charges of tampering with evidence. Witt will additionally be charged with felony taking of a motor vehicle. This investigation is ongoing.

If you know anything that can help investigators you are urged to call Biloxi police at 228-435-6112.