Clarke Co. man arrested for Jasper Co. murder

A Clarke County man has been arrested

in the January 26 slaying of Daryl Hilton of Laurel.

Twenty-nine-year-old Patrick Dewane Jones was arrested Friday at

his home in rural Clarke County located.

Highway Patrol Sgt. Ronnie Carter said Jones has been charged

with capital murder and robbery. Jones was being held Saturday in

the Jasper County jail in Bay Springs.

Carter said the body of the 27-year-old Hilton was found by a

passing motorist lying near his car at an emergency crossover road

of Interstate 59 about three miles south of Heidelberg in Jasper


Autopsy results have not been released.