Harrison County man arrested on felony charge of first degree murder

On Friday, August 31st, 2018 Sheriff Troy Peterson announced the arrest of 28-year-old Wayne Claude Adams of Gulfport on a felony charge of first degree murder.

According to Sheriff Peterson, on February 22, 2018, family members of Amber Barnett reported her missing to the Biloxi Police Department. Biloxi PD investigators were able to determine Amber’s last known location was on County Farm Road in Harrison County.

Investigators were able to determine that Adams had been the last person to be in contact with Barnett.

Adams was booked into the Harrison County Adult Detention Facility and charged with one count of first degree murder and held in lieu of a one million dollar bond.


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