2 charged in connection to Walthall Co. murder

Published: Aug. 30, 2016 at 8:51 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 30, 2016 at 8:55 PM CDT
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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.

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