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Mississippi couple arrested in death of man found in car

5 years 4 months 1 week ago Saturday, April 01 2017 Apr 1, 2017 April 01, 2017 1:14 PM April 01, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press

AMITE - A Mississippi man and his girlfriend have been arrested in the shooting death of a man found in a car parked alongside Interstate 55.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies Friday arrested 36-year-old Rodney Reynold, of Tylertown, Mississippi, on charges of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice. He's accused in the death of 35-year-old Alphonse Reid, whose body was found March 15. He died of multiple gunshot wounds.

The Advocate reports Reynold's girlfriend, 43-year-old Mary Mayeaux, also of Tylertown, was arrested on charges of accessory after the fact to second-degree murder, accessory after the fact to obstruction of justice and failure to report a felony.

It was unknown if either suspect has an attorney.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto says details about a motive have not been released.

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