A Mississippi man was shot multiple times at a party in 2021. Police asking for help finding his murderer.

Published 6:33 am Friday, February 11, 2022

Authorities in North Mississippi are asking for the public’s help in finding the person responsible for the 2021 murder of a Pontotoc man.

On Feb. 5, 2021, Jermaine Berghuis, 34, of Pontotoc, was found wounded inside a residence on Lakeview Drive in Tupelo. Investigators determined that Berghuis was at the house as a party guest when he was shot multiple times.

He was taken to a local hospital where he died four weeks later for wounds suffered in the shooting.

In a post on social media, Crime Stoppers of North East Mississippi said officials with the Tupelo Police Department have been actively pursuing the case.

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Investigators assigned to this case are asking anyone with information pertaining to this case to contact Tupelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-TIPS (8477), or download the P3 Tip App and leave an anonymous tip that way.