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Waynesboro manhunt suspect in custody

Jevonnte Darvon Taylor Photo Credit: Wayne County Sheriff's Department Jevonnte Darvon Taylor Photo Credit: Wayne County Sheriff's Department
WAYNESBORO, MS (WDAM) -

The Waynesboro manhunt suspect is now in custody, according to Wayne County Sheriff Jody Ashley. 

Jevonnte Darvon Taylor of Vossburg, MS, was involved in a weekend manhunt and was believed to be hiding in a house in the Waynesboro area.

Ashley stressed that police were trying to avoid a shootout, and encouraged Taylor to turn himself in. 

According to Sheriff Ashley, the family has confirmed that Taylor has a severe mental illness. 

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