Two arrested in connection with murder of man found dead in Mississippi creek

Published 6:07 am Sunday, September 24, 2023

Two men have been arrested in connection with a body found in a Mississippi creek.

Jackson Police have arrested Justin Thurmond and Jordan Thurmond in connection with the death of 29-year-old Dan Belton.

Belton’s body was found in Richland Creek on Old Highway 49 East. Belton was found deceased with multiple gunshot wounds.

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Police believe that Belton was murdered in Jackson before his body was dumped in the creek in Richland south of Jackson in Rankin County.