Covington County murder suspect captured

Covington County murder suspect captured
Charles Chevalier was captured in Simpson County around 10 p.m. (Source: Covington County Sheriff's Office)

COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A man wanted for murder in Covington County was arrested Wednesday night.

Officials with the Covington County Sheriff’s Office said 39-year-old Charles Chevalier was captured in Simpson County just before 10 p.m. with assistance from the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office.

Charles Chevalier, AKA Biloxi George, has been arrested by the Covington County Sheriff’s Office. Simpson County Sheriff...

Posted by Covington County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Chevalier, also known as Biloxi Gee and Biloxi George, is a suspect in a deadly shooting that happened early Wednesday morning in the Seminary area.

According to Covington County coroner Chris Daquilla, the victim of the shooting has been identified as 27-year-old Braxton Lott.

Officials say Chevalier shot Lott at a mobile home on Woodbridge Lane. Lott was transported to Covington County Hospital by a private vehicle at 1:52 a.m. Lott was pronounced dead at the hospital at 2:12 a.m.

Family of the victim has been notified and his body has been taken to Jackson for an autopsy.

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