2 more suspects arrested in connection to murder investigation in Covington Co.
COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Two more suspects have been arrested in connection to a murder investigation in Covington County.
According to the Covington County Sheriff’s Office, 19-year-old Dawson T. Crosby and 21-year-old Justin T. Crosby, both reportedly brothers from Collins, were arrested on Friday.
Both suspects were charged with murder and felony conspiracy to commit a crime. Neither of their bonds has been set at this time.
On Tuesday, 20-year-old Joseph Owens of Mount Olive was arrested on a warrant by the Covington County Sheriff’s Office.
Owens was initially charged with murder, and the conspiracy to commit a crime was added later. He was given a bound of $500,000 for each charge, equalling a total $1 million bond.
According to the incident report, the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol responded to a drive-by shooting into a vehicle on U.S. Highway 49 near Alton Folks Road on Saturday, Oct. 22, around 9:52 p.m.
Officials found one man suffering from a gunshot wound inside the vehicle. He was transported to Forrest General, where he later died from his injuries.
MBI confirmed the identity of the deceased man was 21-year-old Rahim Trotter.
This story will be updated if more information is provided.
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