Thursday, May 23 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:38:18 GMT
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-oldMore >>
Socks, the dog reportedly burned this week by his owner, has died. That word comes from a George County Sheriff's deputy. Socks succumbed to injuries suffered after 20-year-old Brandon Pierce allegedly set his dog on fire Tuesday night. The suspect told deputies he torched the dog because he "wanted to help the dog go to heaven."More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:15:57 GMT
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night. Several WLOX viewers called our newsroom to tell us about it. One person called whileMore >>
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:25 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:25:10 GMT
The search is on in north Picayune for two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee. Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were last seen leaving a mobile home on Pea Ridge Road in Picayune.More >>
Two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee were captured around 6:30 Thursday morning according to Pearl River Sheriff's Department. According to Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison, Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were caught at the corner of Ozona Richardson Road and Richardson Road just after sunrise. That's the same general area authorities had searched Wednesday and early Thursday morning.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:19 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:19:04 GMT
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi. After receiving calls and posts from many of our WLOX viewers concernedMore >>
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi.More >>
One of the men who has been especially interested in the latest information on the serial killer and his capture is Lee Stanton. Stanton dated Carrie Yoder, the serial killer's fifth victim, for three years.
Stanton says he has plenty of reason to be angry, but he says anger won't bring Carrie back. "You go through these phases of shock, and you move into this feeling of prolonged sadness," said Stanton. "I will never be the same. My life has changed dramatically. It is still changing, evolving, and I don't know what kind of person I'll be when I reach some kind of acceptance," said Stanton.
A prolonged sadness that has turned into anger for the capture of Derrick Todd Lee -- the man police are now calling the South Louisiana Serial Killer.
"I will rest somewhat easier knowing that this particular person is no longer out there," said Stanton. "I try to move a little more forward everyday and it is difficult sometimes. Somedays are better than others. But there are always reminders."
Other family members of the serial killer's victims have also ridden a roller-coaster ride of emotions since seeing the picture of Derrick Todd Lee. From anger to sadness to excitement -- these are the emotions of family members of the serial killer's victims.
"At least our fight to get this guy has been successful. At least he's not roaming around looking for his next victim and believe me if it hadn't been for us and our efforts and all our interviews he would still be roaming around looking for his next victim," said Lynne Marino, the mother of Pam Kinamore.
"I'd say I was pretty happy about it but at the same time I was angry. I guess after seeing the face of this guy that he'd been the one killing all of these women. It was a joy for a second and then hate," said Sterling Colomb, Sr., Dene' Colomb's father.
"I'm excited. You know when I heard the news today, I was kind of sad a little bit because I started thinking of the whole thing all over again but I'm excited," said Sterling Colomb, Jr., Dene's brother.
Meanwhile, although Christine Moore has not been linked to the serial killer, her father has wondered for more than a year who kidnapped his daughter and dumped her body near a Baton Rouge Church on River Road.
Now Anthony Moore worries that if something happens to Derrick Lee before police arrest him, his daughter's murder and the murders of several other women will never be solved.
"For me, if Mr. Lee is not captured alive, you see I won't know if he killed Christine, Jennifer Servo, the lady from Alabama or Mrs. Fowler," said Moore.
Anthony Moore tells 9 News a lead detective on the Task Force believes Derrick Lee is the prime suspect in his daughter's murder, however, there just isn't any physical evidence to link him.
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