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10/26/2017

Homicide Suspect Apprehended

PRESS RELEASE 

HOMICIDE SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

October 26, 2017

 

Sheriff Keith Havard and the George County Sheriff’s Department apprehended a homicide suspect and his female companion at approximately 6pm Wednesday, October 25th, 2017. Less than twenty-four hours after fleeing the scene, Arron Jeffery Gill (24) and Christina Len Pierce (26), both of George County, were located hiding in a residence on Hwy 26 West in George County. Mr. Gill was placed under arrest on a warrant for Homicide, and he is now in custody at the George County Regional Correctional Facility after receiving a $1 million bond during his initial appearance before George County Justice Court Judge Jessie Underwood. Ms. Pierce was detained for questioning and then released, pending further investigation.

Sheriff Havard would like to thank all those who aided in this manhunt, including several area officers from other law enforcement agencies.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning this or any other crime is encouraged to contact the George County Sheriff’s Office at 601.947.4811.

 The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers is available for reporting anonymous crime tips by calling 877.787.5898.  The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers can be accessed by internet at the following address: mscoastcrimestoppers.com or through the George County Sheriff’s Office website www.GeorgeCountyMSSheriff.com.

 

  

Authorized for release by Sheriff Keith Havard

 
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