Two more charged in death of man whose body was found in Pascagoula River

Four people are now charged in the death of a Gautier man whose body was found September 22nd floating in the Pascagoula River. An autopsy determined 29-year-old Dustin Suttles’ death was a homicide.

Sheriff Mike Ezell says investigators made two more arrests Thursday, October 1st. Twenty-seven year-old Zachary Cooper of Moss Point and 36-year-old Jason Lee Miller of Lucedale are charged with accessory after the fact to capital murder.

Also charged earlier this week with accessory is Taylor Carpenter of Escatawpa. Joseph Paul McLeod, 33, of Pascagoula has been jailed since last week, charged with capital murder.

McLeod is being held without bond. Bond for Carpenter, Cooper, and Miller is set at $100,000 each.

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