Canton PD makes arrest in June homicide investigation

Jeromie Harris

CANTON, Miss. (WJTV) — Canton Police have arrested someone in connection with a June homicide investigation.

Police Chief Otha Brown tells us that 23-year-old Jeromie Harris is charged with murder and aggravated assault.

Carolyn Flowers was shot on Franklin Street suffered from gunshot wounds in her neck, lower back, and other places on her body. She died from her injuries.

Melvin Esco was also injured in the shooting.

Flowers’ family members told us in June that Esco was her boyfriend.

Carolyn Flowers
Carolyn Flowers

Flowers was a mother to seven children.

Authorities are still trying to determine a motive.


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