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Emergency units search for possible second murder victim in Leaf River

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Jones County emergency units are currently on a search for a possible second murder victim who could have been dumped in the Leaf River. According to Jones County Sheriff’s Department Administrator Lance Chancellor, the Jones County Search and Recovery Dive Team, along with JCSD, are at the State Route 590 bridge after receiving tips about a possible body that was dumped around the same time as Brittany Nicole Holifield.
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Another suspect arrested in case of man bound, beaten and dumped under Mississippi bridge

Another man has been arrested in the case of a man who was bound, beaten and dumped under a bridge in Jones County in February. On Tuesday, Perry County deputies followed up on a person who was wanted out of Jones County for the kidnapping and aggravated assault of James Riser. Riser was reportedly bound, beaten and left under the Union Falls bridge near Ovett in East Mississippi. After he was discovered by two area fishermen, Riser was taken to a local hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.
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Homicide suspect makes initial appearance in Jones County court

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – The man accused of killing a woman and leaving her body in the Leaf River appeared in court on Wednesday, May 18. Marty Breazeale has been charged with first degree murder in the death of Brittany Holifield. While walking into the Jones County Justice Court, Breazeale admitted to killing Holifield. […]
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Judge denies bond for Jones Co. murder suspect

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - The Jones County murder suspect who was captured early Tuesday morning, made his initial appearance in Jones County Justice Court on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Marty Breazeale, 48, of Laurel, appeared before Judge Sonny Saul and was denied bond. According to the Jones County Sheriff’s...
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Man wanted in kidnapping/aggravated assault case captured

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Wanted man captured in Perry County

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - On Tuesday, Perry County Sheriff’s Office deputies followed up on a person who was wanted in Jones County for kidnapping and aggravated assault. According to a report, the suspect was said to be on the Bogue Homa Creek off Hancock Road in Perry County.
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3rd suspect in Jones Co. kidnapping, assault case captured in Perry Co.

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - A third suspect involved in the January kidnapping and aggravated assault investigation in Jones County was captured in Perry County Tuesday afternoon. According to the Jones County Sheriff’s Department, a multi-agency raid took place in Perry County to arrest 38-year-old Jason Dewayne Holmes, aka “Frosty,”...
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Jones County kidnapping suspect arrested in Perry County

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – A man was arrested in connection to the kidnapping and beating of another man in Jones County. Investigators said a multi-agency raid on Tuesday, May 17 led to the arrest of Jason “Frosty” Holmes in Perry County. Jones County deputies said James Riser was found bound and dumped under a […]
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Man wanted for murder after woman’s body found in Leaf River

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Jones County deputies said a man is wanted in connection to the murder of Brittany Nicole Holifield. She was found dead in the Leaf River on Sunday, May 15. Boaters discovered her body near the Highway 590 bridge and a boat ramp. Holifield’s body was taken to the Mississippi Crime […]
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Jones County deputies capture homicide suspect

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Jones County deputies captured a man wanted in connection to a woman’s death. Deputies said they arrested 48-year-old Marty Breazeale, of Laurel, in a pine thicket overnight after responding to a suspicious person complaint near the Bok Homa casino. Breazeale was taken to the Jones County Adult Detention Facility until […]
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