November 23, 2023 2 min read

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Triple Homicide near Mississippi Casino Leads to Capital Murder Charges

The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that an 18-year-old, suspected of the triple homicide, was charged with Capital murder along with other charges

Earlier this month, law enforcement was dispatched to Robinsonville, Mississippi, after a shooting incident resulted in a car crash. The crime had taken place near a casino on Casino Center Drive and Tunica County Sheriff’s Office immediately started to investigate the shooting that resulted in the death of three individuals. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the shooting and subsequent accident have taken the lives of one 25-year-old from Robinsonville resident identified with the initials T.T.M., as well as a 23-year-old of Dundee identified with the initials S.D.B. The shooting and accident claimed the life of a 24-year-old Tunica resident with the initials D.M.I.

Last week, law enforcement confirmed that the 23-year-old was the driver of the vehicle who sustained multiple gunshot wounds. On the other hand, the 24-year-old who was killed wasn’t shot but died due to trauma caused by the vehicle crash. Finally, police confirmed that the 25-year-old woman who was also in the car was shot multiple times. She happened to be pregnant with an unborn child.

Upon announcing details regarding the ruthless crime, the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that it will seek punishment for Capitol murder. The described incident dates back to November 10, 2023, law enforcement confirmed.

Homicide Suspect Faces Three Counts of Capital Murder

In a Wednesday update, the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office announced it charged a person with the initials D.C.T., 18, suspected of the triple homicide that has taken place near the casino in Robinsonville. According to a statement by law enforcement, the suspect is currently being held without bond.

Charges against the alleged murderer include three counts of Capital murder, four counts of Shooting into a Motor Vehicle, as well as four counts of Conspiracy to Commit a crime. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the triple homicide case investigation is still ongoing. Moreover, police confirmed that they anticipate marking more related arrests. The Sheriff’s Office encouraged anyone who has information regarding the triple homicide to contact it or reach CrimeStoppers.

Under Mississippi Code Section 97-3-19(1) & (2)(j), Capital murder is subject to a penalty of life imprisonment or the death penalty. Currently, it is unclear whether the 18-year-old alleged murderer had any accomplices for the crime that has taken the lives of three people.

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