Murder Suspects in Custody

By MARLAN JONES,

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Department released a statement concerning the ongoing investigation surrounding the murder of Willie G. Davis Jr.

Since the murder of Willie G. Davis Jr., the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office has enlisted the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Jackson Office and Hattiesburg along with the Gulf Coast Regional Office to help seek out and capture those accused of this murder. Tuesday afternoon, Reuben Lyrell Mayes and his wife, Amanda Rochelle Warren were taken into custody and transported to Harrison County Jail. Later Tuesday night, R’Mand Lashard “Smoove” Mayes was taken into custody and transported to Harrison County Jail.

All three suspects have been transported back to Simpson County and await their initial appearance in Simpson County Justice Court. His investigation is still ongoing as other leads are developing. Details from this office may be delayed in order to help ensure the integrity of the investigation and not interfere or compromise any other investigative operations of this or other agencies.

(Pictured from left to right) R’Mand Lashard “Smoove” Mayes, Reuben Lyrell Mayes, Amanda Rochelle Warren. The Mayes brothers are both being charged with Murder First Degree, and Warren is being charged with: Hindering Prosecution or apprehension.