Man wanted in California triple murder arrested in Biloxi

Man wanted in California triple murder arrested in Biloxi

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A man wanted in a triple-murder in California is behind bars in Harrison County.

Officials with the Biloxi Police Department confirm they arrested Jerod Michael Watson Friday afternoon.

According to Biloxi Police Chief John Miller, Watson was located near Main and Howard Avenue after police received complaints about homeless people in the area. After not being honest about who he was, police were able to confirm Watson's identity and take him into custody without incident.

According to an October news release from the Sacramento Police Department, Watson is accused of killing a woman and her two grandsons. The Sacramento District Attorney's office told CBS News that 68 year old Christine Lucas and her two grandsons - Marquise Brown, 23, and James Ferrell, 20, - were found dead in a Sacramento housing complex back in October. Watson was reportedly in a relationship with Lucas' daughter.

WLOX News Now is working to learn more, and will update this story if more information becomes available.

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