2 charged in connection to Walthall Co. murder

2 charged in connection to Walthall Co. murder

WALTHALL COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Two people have been arrested and charged in connection to a murder that happened in Walthall County on Aug. 5.

According to the Walthall County Sheriff's Office, Alonza Glen Mays was found facedown in a ditch off Firetower Road in Tylertown.

Ashley Alford of Jayess was initially charged with burglary of a vehicle and felony possession of a firearm. On Tuesday, the additional charge added was accessory after the fact to first-degree murder.

Donnifer Peters of Tylertown was charged with first-degree murder.

According to the sheriff's office, as the investigation progresses, there may be additional charges.

Anyone with additional information, contact the Walthall County Sheriff's Office or Crimestoppers.