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Missing girl’s body fund in Pearl River

The body of the 12-year-old girl who disappeared while swimming over the weekend was recovered from the Pearl River this morning. Mary Jane Harrell was swimming with her six-year-old cousin and 14-year-old brother Saturday when a strong current began to pull them under. Mary Jane pushed her cousin out of the current, but she was […]
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Body found confirmed as missing fisherman

The body found in the Mississippi Sound this morning is the fisherman who went missing on Saturday. Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove tells News 25 the body of 45-year-old Marc Cruso of D’Iberville was discovered by the Coast Guard Auxiliary around 9 a.m. Cruso had been missing since Saturday evening when he fell overboard on […]
1 month ago
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Body found in Mississippi Sound

This morning, a body was found in the Mississippi Sound north of Cat Island. Officials have not yet confirmed identification or said if the body could be that of missing fisherman Marc Cruso. Forty-five year-old Cruso has been missing since Saturday evening when he fell overboard a recreational fishing boat near Cat Island. Crews have […]
1 month ago
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Fourth woman found in deadly Lee County crash

Searchers have found the body of an Illinois woman who was missing after a vehicle carrying four people crashed more than a week ago in northern Mississippi. The body of 24-year-old Amber Smith of Illinois was found today. A creek took the body about 40 miles from the crash. Two men and two women left […]
2 months ago
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Police investigating body found in Long Beach

The body of a Pascagoula woman who was reported missing in May was found in a Long Beach parking lot around 1 a.m. Sunday morning. Long Beach Police Chief Wayne McDowell says the body was discovered in a vehicle parked in a lot near the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and East Railroad Street. Details regarding […]
4 months ago
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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 […]
4 months 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 […]
4 months 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 […]
4 months 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 […]
4 months 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 […]