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Recent Crime News
Monday Aug 17 | via The Mississippi Press
In this 2011 file photo, Stephen Eugene Howell stands in a holding cell in the Jackson County Adult Detention Center, where he was under suicide watch after his arrest for the kidnapping and rape of a Moss Point woman. Howell was again being sought by police for a similar crime when he was found dead in a Hattiesburg motel room Monday. Comment?
Sunday Aug 16 | via WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Four years ago, Stephen Eugene Howell was arrested and charged by Moss Point Police with the same type of crime. Lucedale police officials say the victim is lucky to be alive in one of the most shocking crimes to happen in this small town. Comment?
Sunday Aug 16 | via WLOX-TV Biloxi
The 28-year-old victim was admitted to George Regional Hospital Sunday morning at 1:40 a.m. She was later transferred to Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula for further treatment. The victim said she went to work at Jr Food Mart around 6 p.m. Saturday when her store manager Stephen Eugene Howell, 40, asked her to go around back with him. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via The Mississippi Press
The Mississippi Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of Lucedale's Christopher Baxter, who was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his role in the 2010 death of George County Sheriff Garry Welford. Baxter and his girlfriend, Brandy Nicole Williams, were both charged with running over and killing the 62-year-old sheriff on July 21, 2010, with a Chevrolet pickup truck during a high-speed chase. Comment?
Thursday Aug 6 | via FindLaw
EN BANC. Office of State Public Defender By Stacy L. Ferraro, attorney for appellant. Comment?
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