Triple murder suspect arrested after police discover three dead bodies New Year’s Day

Published 10:37 pm Friday, January 1, 2021

Three people were killed in a Mississippi town on New Year’s Day and police say they’ve arrested the man responsible.

The crime happened in Olive Branch, Mississippi, where police responding to a report of shots fired in the early morning hours instead found three dead gunshot victims.

The dead were later identified as Tommi Lyn Carrier, 40, of Hernando, Mississippi; Tyler Glen Liles, 33, of Ellettsville, Indiana; and John Lennon Sutherland, 30, of Memphis.

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Police have arrested Ivan Rodriguez, 26, of Cordova, Tennessee, and charged him with three counts of murder. He was being held without bond, Friday.