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Warrant issued for capital murder after body found in freezer in Jackson County

Jackson County Sheriff’s investigators have obtained an arrest warrant charging 40-year-old Thomas Elliot Stafford of 14979 Masterson Avenue, Virginia City, with capital murder in the death of a man whose body was found Monday in a freezer. Stafford’s picture is entered in NCIC and U.S Marshals are helping looking for him. Sheriff Mike Ezell says […]
1 week ago
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Neighbors react to body discovery in Jackson County

Neighbors in the Virginia City community of the Latimer area were shocked to wake up to a murder investigation this morning. News 25 spoke with some of those neighbors who say it’s alarming that a potential killer could still be out there. It’s not unusual to see kids biking or riding their tricycles up and […]
1 week ago
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Investigators searching for person of interest after man found dead inside a freezer

Jackson County investigators are piecing together evidence after a body was found inside of a freezer in a Latimer home. During a press conference today, Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell told media that they are now hunting a person of interest. According to Sheriff Ezell, the victim and the person of interest are both males […]
1 week ago
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Body found in Vancleave could be Amanda Hicks

According to our media partner the Sun Herald, Gautier police are looking into whether the decomposed body found in Vancleave over the weekend is that of Amanda Hicks. The 37-year-old woman was last seen on February 8th. Her boyfriend, 56-year-old James Vanlaningham, is accused of setting fire to the home they shared at the Santa […]
1 week ago
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Body found inside a freezer in Jackson County

Authorities are investigating a possible murder in Jackson County after a body was found inside a freezer. Authorities responded around 6:30 this morning to the 14,000 block of Althea Street in the Virginia City area of Latimer. Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department are searching for one person of interest at this time. The […]
4 months ago
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Body Found in Gulfport

This afternoon, Gulfport police responded to a call about a dead body near the Crossroads Shopping Center. A person discovered the body of an adult male in a ditch near the Cinemark Theatre. The body has been identified, but has not been released at this time. Gulfport police say that no foul play is suspected […]
6 months ago
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Body Found in the Woods in Hancock County

Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk tells News 25 tests are being performed to positively identify a body found in the Kiln over the weekend. Faulk says male remains were found in the woods behind the Silver Creek Acres subdivision on Sunday. Faulk also says the body was likely there for several days and now waits […]
7 months ago
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Male Body Found in Biloxi Water

A DMR team recovered the body of a male victim in the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor this morning. Shrimp boaters called the DMR around 4:45 after they saw a man walk into the water, splash and never resurface. Members of the dive team as well as a Coast Guard helicopter searched for the missing person […]
7 months ago
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Body of Missing Hancock County Man Found

Investigators confirm the body of the missing man, 33-year-old Jason Johnson, was found behind his home. News 25’s Shelby Myers is at the scene with the latest.
7 months ago
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Body of Missing Hancock County Man Found

According to Hancock County officials, the body of the missing man, Jason Johnson, has been found. Johnson was found behind his home connected to a tree. Authorities at this time are ruling it a possible suicide. Details straight ahead on News 25 at 5:30