Moss Point Woman Arrested For Weekend Murder, Two Others Sought - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

03/01/05

Moss Point Woman Arrested For Weekend Murder, Two Others Sought

Moss Point Police have arrested a Moss Point woman in connection with this weekend's murder.

Janice Tate, 39, of Moss Point was arrested early Tuesday morning for conspiracy to commit murder in the death of 35-year-old, Mark Jones. She is being held on a $100,000 bond.

Police are still searching for two other men in connection with the crime. Curtis Tate, 43, is wanted on murder charges. A warrant has also been issued for Willie Whitley, 40, on conspiracy to commit murder charges.

Police questioned Curtis Tate Monday, but he was released without being charged.

Mark Jones was found dead Saturday evening on Diamond Avenue. He'd been shot in the head.

If you were in the Diamond Avenue area Saturday, between 6pm and 6:30pm, call the Moss Point Police Department's tip line at (228) 474-TIPS (8477).

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