2 men wanted for questioning in Hattiesburg death investigation

2 men wanted for questioning in Hattiesburg death investigation
A memorial placed on Franklin Street where 28-year-old Rhakim James was found dead. (Source: WDAM)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The Hattiesburg Police Department is seeking two men wanted for questioning after a man was found dead Sunday morning.

HPD spokesman Ryan Moore said 27-year-old Tedarron Price and 25-year-old Matthew Bethley, both of Hattiesburg, are wanted for questioning. Two women wanted for questioning came forward Tuesday and no charges have been filed at this time, according to Moore.

Police responded to the 110 block of Franklin Street Sunday before 6 a.m. in reference to a body in the roadway.

Forrest County Deputy Coroner identified the deceased as 28-year-old Rhakim James.

Tedarron Price (left) and Matthew Bethley are wanted for questioning.
Tedarron Price (left) and Matthew Bethley are wanted for questioning. (Source: Hattiesburg Police Department)

James’ body was sent to the State Crime Lab for an autopsy.

If you have any information on their whereabouts, you are asked to contact HPD or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-7867.

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