Homicide

Body found in Gulfport

The body of a man found in Gulfport today has been identified as a Pass Christian man who has been missing since early this morning. Sixty-year-old Kenneth Charlot was first reported missing from his Pass Christian home on Seal Avenue…

Man found dead in car in Moss Point

Moss Point police continue to investigate a homicide after a 24-year-old man was found dead this morning. At 7:22 a.m., police responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle at the old Ed Mayo Junior High building off Orange Grove…

Father and son arrested in missing man homicide

Hancock County Investigator Glenn Grannan says 70-year-old Terry Smith and his son, 46-year-old Carl Smith, have both been arrested in the shooting death of Philip Whitaker. The two were arrested after Whitaker's van was found in Poplarville at Ponderosa Trace…

One man arrested for homicide in George County stabbing

The George County Sheriff’s Department has captured one suspect in connection to a fatal stabbing that took place Tuesday in the Barton Basin community in the area of Salem Campground Road. When deputies arrived on scene they found 41-year-old Christopher…

Wanted for questioning related to George County homicide

The George County Sheriff’s Department is searching for two people wanted for questioning related to a homicide investigation following a fatal stabbing Tuesday. Investigators say the stabbing happened in the Barton Basin community in the area of Salem Campground Road.…

One dead, one in custody after shooting in Gulfport

The suspect wanted in a homicide in Gulfport this morning is now in custody. Police say 44-year-old Marcos Hosey was arrested without incident around noon today. Police towed his car from an apartment complex on Loposser Avenue. Hosey is accused…

Authorities identify victim in Gulfport homicide

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove says 43-year-old Gulfport resident Kari Whitley was found dead inside of a Legacy at Gulf Pointe apartment on Lindh Road at 3:01 this afternoon. Authorities are investigating her death as a homicide. There is a…

California murder suspect arrested on the Coast

A California man wanted by Sacramento police for a triple homicide in October was arrested on the Gulf Coast today. Jerod Watson was arrested by Biloxi police and is being held in the Harrison County Adult Detention center. News 25…

Nuns Slain in their Home

Police in a small Mississippi city say they have discovered the bodies of two Catholic nuns. The women were found in their home and authorities believe they are homicide victims. Police were called to check on the nuns when they…

Bay St. Louis Double Homicide Investigation Continues

The preliminary autopsy results of the double murder in Bay St. Louis over the weekend are in. Twenty-eight year-old Kristina Quintini died from multiple gunshot wounds and Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk tells News 25 that 29-year-old Demetrius Mueller died…

Inmate Death Treated as Homicide

The death of an inmate in Green County is being treated as a homicide. Inmate Howard Payton died in the South Mississippi Correctional Institution around 8 p.m. last night. Payton was in prison for kidnapping and three counts of rape…

Arrest Made in Waveland Homicide

An arrest has been made in the death of Hancock County resident Jeremy Fountain. Drew Bourgeois was arrested in Metairie, Louisiana last night and is being held there on numerous charges including Waveland PD’s warrant for murder. Jeremy Fountain’s body…

Cause of Death Revealed in Jackson County Homicide

On March 23, 2016 the Mississippi State Crime Lab in Jackson, Mississippi conducted an autopsy on Donta Lashawn Banks. The cause of death was determined to be from a gunshot to the head. The complete results of the autopsy are…

Two Charged in St. Andrews Homicide

A new twist in a Jackson County murder investigation, deputies say the car the two suspects crashed into a Biloxi house last night belonged to the victim. Thirty-six year-old Rita Johnston and 35-year-old Hubert Anderson have been charged with capital…

Two Charged in St. Andrews Homicide

New developments this afternoon about the homicide investigation in which the body of a man was found on a dirt road in the St. Andrews community of Jackson County Tuesday morning. Two have been charged with capital murder: Rita Johnston…

Homicide Investigation Ongoing in Jackson County

A body was discovered by a Jackson County Sheriff’s deputy in the St. Andrew’s area early this morning. A homicide investigation is underway. Officer Chuck Fowler found the body on a dirt street off Cook Road just before 9 a.m. Jackson County…