1 jailed in Hub City rape case

1 jailed in Hub City rape case
Malik Taylor

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Prentiss man is behind bars in connection to an October rape case in the Hub City.

Malik Taylor, 19, was arrested Friday morning by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Jeff Davis County.

Taylor had warrants from the Hattiesburg Police Department in connection to the October 4th crime that occurred at the Red Carpet Inn on Highway 49.

Taylor was charged with accessory before the fact to sexual battery, and booked at the Forrest County Jail.

The investigation is still ongoing.