JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Capital murder suspect Hubert Patrick Anderson made his first appearance in a Jackson County courtroom Thursday morning.
Judge Larry Wilson formally charged Anderson with capital murder in the death on Danta Lashawn Banks. Rita Johnston is also charged with capital murder in the case. Both suspects are being held without bond.
Anderson is also facing felony eluding and receiving stolen property charges in Harrison County.
Banks was found shot to death on a dirt road in the St. Andrews area of Jackson County on Tuesday, March 22.
According to investigators, Anderson stole an SUV Banks had just purchased with tax refund money. Anderson and Johnston were arrested later that day after Anderson crashed the SUV into a house in the Sunkist neighborhood in Biloxi.