Perry SO cuffs suspect in H'burg murder

Perry County sheriff's deputies have arrested one of Hattiesburg's most wanted fugitives.

Edward Cornilius Bolton, 24, was arrested Thursday at a house in New Augusta.

Bolton was being sought on a murder warrant for the December 14 shooting death of 44-year-old Dennis Ray Bolton. The victim was found dead in a yard on Dixie Avenue in Hattiesburg.  He had been beaten as well as shot.

Acting on a tip, deputies apprehended Edward Bolton at a house within the New Augusta city limits. He is in the Forrest County jail.