George County stabbing suspect captured

George County stabbing suspect captured

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Deputies say they captured George County stabbing suspect Arron Gill one day after he reportedly killed a man on Salem Campground Road. According to George County's sheriff, his officers located and arrested Gill Wednesday just after 6:00 p.m. inside a house on Highway 26 in Lucedale. Gill is now charged with murder.

The suspect was reportedly on the run since Tuesday after a fatal stabbing in the Barton/Basin area of George County. Sheriff Keith Havard said Arron Jeffery Gill stabbed and killed 41-year-old Christopher Cauley.

When Sheriff Havard first released information about the stabbing suspect being on the run, he said Christina Len Pierce was wanted for questioning in the investigation. She was also at the Highway 26 home Wednesday night. The sheriff said she was questioned and then released pending further investigation by his deputies.

The sheriff said the weapon used to kill Cauley has not been recovered.

According to Havard, deputies responding to a reported stabbing in the area of Salem Campground Rd. on Tuesday found Cauley, of George County, dead. After further investigation, deputies determined Gill and Pierce ran from the scene on foot after the stabbing, Havard said.

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