second degree murder

Biloxi man sentenced in murder of his wife

Biloxi, Mississippi – District Attorney W. Crosby Parker announced that 45-year-old Michael Edward Reis, of Biloxi, Mississippi pled guilty yesterday afternoon to Second-Degree Murder in the death of his wife, Jennifer Alvarado Reis. Reis was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge…

Bay St. Louis man sentenced to 40 years for murder

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi – District Attorney W. Crosby Parker said that 33-year-old Drew Daniel Bourgeois, of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi pled guilty yesterday to one count of Second-Degree Murder. Judge Larry Bourgeois sentenced the defendant to 40 years, 10…

Gulfport man pleads guilty to second degree murder

Gulfport, MS – District Attorney W. Crosby Parker announced today that 30-year-old Wayne Claude Adams of Gulfport, MS, pled guilty yesterday to second-degree murder before Circuit Judge Christopher Schmidt at the Harrison County Courthouse in Gulfport, MS. Judge Schmidt sentenced…

Man arrested and charged with second degree murder

On Sunday, Biloxi police responded to an aggravated assault that occurred on Moni Vista Drive. Twenty-six year-old Matthew Reid was arrested and charged with second degree murder. His bond is set at one million dollars. Biloxi police say an altercation…

Arrested for second degree murder

On May 25, 2020, the Biloxi Police Department arrested 26-year-old Matthew Cole Reid of Biloxi on a warrant for second degree murder. The warrant was issued as the result of an investigation into an incident reported on 05/24/2020 in the…

Brandon Smith pleads guilty to second-degree murder

A Moss Point man and former missionary says he does not remember stabbing and killing a pregnant Mississippi woman because he was high on drugs. Thirty-six year-old Brandon Colby Smith pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of 30-year-old Elizabeth Corene…

19-year-old Gulfport man convicted of second-degree murder

District Attorney Joel Smith announced today that Kobe Augustine, 19, from Gulfport, was convicted by a Harrison County jury this afternoon of second-degree murder for the killing of 16-year-old Nigel Poole, also of Gulfport. Augustine was 15 years old at…

Gulfport man sentenced for second degree murder

A 24-year-old Gulfport man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for second degree murder and attempted murder. Judge Lisa Dodson sentenced Shaquil Sands to a total of 89 years for the crimes, but suspended portions of each sentence…

George County man pleads guilty in fatal crash

A George County man has pled guilty to three counts of second degree murder and one count of felony fleeing causing injury from an accident that occurred on March 25th, 2017. Twenty-four year-old Jesse Dickerson is sentenced to the maximum…

Father arrested in death of infant son

A Gulfport man is now behind bars on a felony charge of second-degree murder. Twenty-eight year-old Bryon Ellison has been arrested for allegedly abusing his two month old child that later passed away. Sheriff Troy Peterson says deputies responded to…

Kiln man sentenced to 40 years for depraved heart murder

District Attorney Joel Smith announced today that 27-year old Charles Connetti, III of Kiln, MS was sentenced by Judge Larry Bourgeois in Gulfport to forty years, fifteen years suspended, with twenty five years to serve day-for-day for the second degree…

Coast man pleads guilty to second-degree murder

A 20-year-old Gulfport man could face up to 40 years in prison for the death of a woman nearly three years ago. Devin Gregory pled guilty today to second-degree murder in the death of Tena Broadus in September 2015. During…

Man pleads guilty in 2016 Jackson County murder

Twenty-one year-old Dexter Kelley of Jackson County pled guilty today to second-degree murder for the killing of his 16-year-old cousin Cliff Allyn. The murder occurred at their grandmother’s home in Vancleave between March 30th and 31st of 2016. Kelley has…

Saucier man sentenced to 40 years in prison for murder

A Saucier man blamed drugs after pleading guilty to the 2014 murder of Brian Bachtel. Twenty-nine year-old Stephen Hagin was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the charge of second degree murder. Hagin admitted to shooting Bachtel with a…

Indicted for second-degree murder

The Hancock County grand jury has indicted former Long Beach Police Officer Cassie Barker for second-degree murder in the death of her three-year-old daughter last year. Barker was originally charged with manslaughter in the death of her daughter Cheyenne Hyer,…

Man charged with second degree murder in Gulfport

The homeless man killed in an attack in Gulfport on July 14th has been identified. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove says the man was 55-year-old Ronald Spencer. The suspect, James Christopher Woodard, who was initially arrested on a charge of…