JACKSON, Miss. (WDAM) - Multiple suspects are in custody following the Mississippi Department of Public Safety and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation released Mississippi’s Most Wanted List.
On Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, Mississippi Crime Stoppers received tips from the public about Allan D. Henderson. MBI and the U.S. Marshal Service Task Force was able to arrest Henderson in the Jackson area.
Henderson is being held at the Madison County Correctional Facility before being taken into custody by the Mississippi Department of Corrections, as he was wanted by MDOC for avoiding supervision.
Henderson was previously convicted of Manslaughter after he strangled his girlfriend to death and left her body outside a daycare in Pearl, MS., along with being charged with Child Abandonment after he left his girlfriend’s nine-month-old child with her body and fled the scene.
Henderson was granted earned time released by MDOC in 2016 but had not reported to his probation officer since Feb. 2019.
Three days later, on Sunday, Jan. 10, MBI received information that Oscar C. McNeil turned himself in to Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace after being listed on the most wanted list.
McNeil was wanted by MBI and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department for Aggravated Assault and Armed Robbery.
On the same day, MBI was informed that Kevin D. Cope Jr. was arrested by Clinton Police Department and is now being held in the Amite County Jail.
Cope was wanted by MBI and Amite County Jail for two counts of Child Fondling.
On the next day, Monday, Jan. 11, MBI learned that Jessie Dennis Jr. was in custody and being held in Leflore County Jail. He was wanted by MBI and the Grenada County Sheriff’s Office for Rape.
A day later, on Tuesday, Jan. 12, MBI was informed by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department that Burnell E. McCann was in custody and being held in the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Louisiana.
McCann was wanted by MBI and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
“The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is proud to announce the establishment of the Mississippi’s Most Wanted List,” said Lieutenant Colonel Lee Morrison, Director of MBI. “The immediate success of the program is truly a collaborative effort between the citizens of this state and law enforcement. The apprehension of these dangerous individuals is a prime example of how the phrase ‘See Something, Say Something’ plays a vital role in protecting our communities.”
If anyone has information about Mississippi’s Most Wanted, contact Mississippi Crime Stoppers at 1-888-8CRIMES (1-888-827-4637).