Man arrested for murder in rural Mississippi community

Published 9:36 pm Thursday, December 21, 2023

Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to 57 Barnes Avenue in Bassfield at approximately 9:05 Tuesday night with reports of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found Patrick Snow, 46, of Bassfield, sitting in his vehicle, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Thursday afternoon, Laquilla Owens, 26, of Bassfield, turned himself in to the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Office and was charged with murder.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Department at 601-792-5169.

-The Prentiss Headlight