Mississippi murder suspect on run for month captured in Florida

Published 9:39 am Monday, March 4, 2019

Police say a man wanted on murder charges in a man’s shooting in Mississippi has been arrested in Florida after a month-long search.

News outlets report that U.S. Marshals and local authorities captured 43-year-old O’Derrick Mosley in Jacksonville on Friday. He is accused in a January shooting outside a nightclub in Meridian that killed 42-year-old Elgreco Warren.

Meridian police Chief Benny Dubose says authorities are expected to pick Mosley up this week. He says a preliminary hearing could be as early as Thursday.

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Deputy U.S. Marshal Silvestre Del Rosario says investigators had connected information from Mississippi authorities as well as people close to Mosley to find him.

It is unclear if Mosley has a lawyer who could comment.