STONE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Stone County officials are searching for two men wanted for robbing and beating a man, then leaving him for dead in a ditch in Lumberton. Investigators say the victim is believed to have extensive brain damage, and the suspects should be considered armed and dangerous.
Makram Bush and James Youngblood, both 36, are believed to be from the Lumberton area, and could be headed to Florida. Both are accused of carjacked a Stone County man, then robbing him and pistol whipping him. Investigators said the man suffered a serious brain injury before he was hog tied and dumped in a ditch. The victim has been in Intensive Care for the past three weeks.
If you have any information that could help investigators, call Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at (877) 787-5898.