Bond set for suspects charged in Hattiesburg homicide

Bond set for suspects charged in Hattiesburg homicide
Additional arrests are pending, officials say. (Source: Briggs, Shakari)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Bond was set Thursday for suspects charged in a Hattiesburg homicide investigation.

The charges stem from the death of 44-year-old Tomaka Jones, of Hattiesburg, who was found dead by police early Tuesday morning when officers responded to a report of a disturbance in the 200 block of Oak Street just after 1 a.m., according to Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore.

The following people were charged Tuesday:

  • Tykevious Durr, 21, was charged with capital murder and aggravated assault. His bond was set at $600,000 on Thursday. 
  • Andre Snell, 31, was charged with capital murder and aggravated assault. His bond was set at $600,000 on Thursday.
  • Konswaylo Durr, 41, was been charged with hindering prosecution. Her bond was set at $50,000 on Thursday. 

Hattiesburg police announced Wednesday evening that a fourth person has been charged in the ongoing homicide investigation.

Moore said a 17-year-old male was charged with capital murder and aggravated assault in the homicide investigation.

A female at the scene was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. Five people were initially taken into custody for questioning, according to Moore.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Hattiesburg Police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867.

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