Mississippi authorities searching for man wanted in connection to homicide

Published 9:02 am Sunday, January 24, 2021

A man is wanted in connection to a homicide investigation in Newton County.

The Newton and Scott County Sheriff’s Departments are working to find James Harrison Jr., who is wanted in an ongoing homicide investigation.

Harrison is a white male, weighs approximately 140 pounds and was last seen walking on Ponderosa road near the Lake Mississippi Friday.

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If you have any information on his whereabouts you’re asked to call the Scott County or Newton County Sheriff’s Department.