Man charged in ongoing missing woman investigation

Man charged in ongoing missing woman investigation
Timothy Evans was charged with hindering prosecution in the ongoing missing person investigation. (Photo source: Hattiesburg Police Department)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg police charged a Laurel man with hindering prosecution after being questioned in the disappearance of 25-year-old Falisa Carter.

Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore said police located and questioned 29-year-old Timothy Evans on Thursday. Evans was charged in the ongoing missing person investigation and transported to the Forrest County Jail.

Police issued a statement earlier Thursday asking for the public’s help in locating Evans for questioning in the case.

Carter was last seen on Nov. 25 around 11 p.m. at her home on West 7th Street in Hattiesburg.

Police charged Carter’s boyfriend, 32-year-old Demarcus McGruder, with kidnapping on Dec. 4 in the ongoing investigation.

If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Carter, you are asked to contact HPD at 601-544-7900 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867.

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