5 men are jail in Hattiesburg tonight, charged with accessory to murder following the death of another man at a Hub City apartment complex. It happened at the James Street Apartments around 2 a.m. Authorities say 25-year-old Jessie Fermine Diaz was apparently stabbed to death.
Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict says Diaz was pronounced dead at 2:30 a.m. at Forrest General Hospital. Hattiesburg Police have the following suspects in custody in connection with Diaz' death. They are identified as 29-year-old Cajan Santos, 25-year-old Xolo Fabio, 19-year-old Xulo Santos, 33-year-old Roman Xulo and 22-year-old Luis Xulo.
Diaz had just been released from jail in Oklahoma. According to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections website, Diaz was released on August 15th after serving a 7-month prison term for drug possession.