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Hattiesburg police search for suspect in multiple-homicide

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Police are still searching for at least one man who they say is a suspect in a multiple homicide which occurred Monday morning in Hattiesburg.

The incident happened at the corner of Dabbs Street and Pauline Avenue just before sunrise.

Police said two females were found dead inside a house but would not release how the murders may have happened.

Coroner Butch Benedict said the victims have been identified as 49-year- old Alesia Twillie and her 26-year-old daughter, Anjelica Twillie.

Benedict also said the daughter was seven months pregnant. Officials are not saying how the two women died, but say a weapon has been recovered and people are being questioned.

A firearm has been recovered, and police are searching for a male suspect.

Police said they have questioned several people and the investigation is ongoing.

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