Missing Jackson Co. teen now in state custody - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Missing Jackson Co. teen now in state custody

Donald Lee Russell III (Photo source: Jackson County Sheriff's Department) Donald Lee Russell III (Photo source: Jackson County Sheriff's Department)
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

A Jackson County teen that had been missing for more than a month is now in state custody.

Sheriff Mike Ezell said Donald Lee Russell III turned himself in at the Southaven Police Department on Thursday morning. Police turned the 15-year-old over to the Mississippi Department of Human Services.

Ezell said detectives are investigating his disappearance. Donald was last seen April 9 in Biloxi, but he wasn’t reported missing until May 11.

It is unknown how long Donald will remain in state custody.

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