Laurel Police Arrest Four in Connection to Weekend Double Murder - WHLT 22 Connecting the Pine Belt

Laurel Police Arrest Four in Connection to Weekend Double Murder

Posted: Updated:

UPDATE:

The four suspects arrested in connection with the double murder in Laurel had their initial appearance in court today.

Bond is set at $1 million for Maurice Jones and Gregory Nix who were both charged with two counts of murder and one count of aggravated assault each.

The judge set an additional $250,000 bond for the aggravated assault charges.

The bonds for Sylvashia McDonald and Brittany Waters are set at $10,000 each for hindering prosecution.

---

Laurel Police arrest four people in connection to the weekend's double murder.

Maurice Jones, 23, and Gregory Nix, Jr., 22, are each charged with two counts of murder and one count of aggravated assault.

Sylvashia McDonald, 18, and Brittany Waters, 20, are charged with hindering prosecution.

Jones and Nix allegedly fatally shot Justin Curry, 19, and Bennie Owens, 31.

It happened at this home on Woodlawn Drive Friday night.

Police say the motif is unclear.

The case remains under investigation.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • KFC Debuts Chicken Drumstick Corsage

    KFC Debuts Chicken Drumstick Corsage

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:14:26 GMT
    kfc.comkfc.com
    Just in time for prom season, KFC has come out with a chicken corsage.
    Just in time for prom season, KFC has come out with a chicken corsage.
  • 2 Southern states deny thousands of license plates each year

    2 Southern states deny thousands of license plates each year

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:59:44 GMT
    We've all seen the personalized license plates that are tough to figure out. In fact, license plates must meet a certain standard. And, they must make it past a special group of DMV workers who sort
    We've all seen the personalized license plates that are tough to figure out. In fact, license plates must meet a certain standard. And, they must make it past a special group of DMV workers who sort
  • Columbia Doctor Charged With Attempted Rape

    Columbia Doctor Charged With Attempted Rape

    Friday, March 28 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-03-28 23:01:59 GMT
    Martins Ugwu-DikeMartins Ugwu-Dike
    COLUMBIA, Miss. - A Columbia doctor appears in Marion County Justice Court Friday, after police say he allegedly attempted to sexually assault one of his employees. Dr. Martins Ugwu-Dike is charged with
    COLUMBIA, Miss. - A Columbia doctor appears in Marion County Justice Court Friday, after police say he allegedly attempted to sexually assault one of his employees. Dr. Martins Ugwu-Dike is charged with
Powered by WorldNow

5912 Hwy. 49, Ste. A
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Telephone: 601.545.2077
Fax: 601.545.3589
Email: newsroom@whlt.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.