Double murder in Saucier

0

The two-year-old killed in the double murder in Saucier this weekend has been identified, but police say the child’s name is not being released.

According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, between 11:45 p.m. and Midnight Saturday, deputies responded to a call about a shooting on Riceville Road.

- Advertisement -

Upon arriving on the scene, deputies found two victims dead from gunshot wounds. Thirty-four year-old Billy Roberts of Saucier has been arrested and charged with first degree murder and manslaughter for the death of 20-year-old David Garcia and the two-year-old child.

Roberts is currently being held at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center on a 1.5 million dollar bond.