Mississippi police asking for help in solving 15-year-old’s murder

Published 11:11 pm Monday, March 25, 2024

A 15-year-old female was found dead and police have asked for the public’s help in finding a suspect.

According to the Hattiesburg Police Department, officers responded to the 1500 block of Country Club Road after reports of a shooting about 4:45 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive 15-year-old female in the exterior stairwell of an apartment complex. Officers attempted to revive her until paramedics arrived, but she later died.

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There is no description of a suspect.

“We ask that anyone with any information pertaining to the shooting, or any related incident at Pineview Apartments, to come forward and contact Hattiesburg Police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP,” a statement from the department reads.