4th person charged in connection with Bogue Chitto River murder; Case headed to grand jury for 2 other suspects

Cort Gatlin (Photo courtesy of Gatlin's family)

PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — A fourth person has been charged in connection with the Bogue Chitto River murder investigation.

Authorities said Clarissa Hughes is charged with hindering prosecution.

Officials said her bond was set at $150,000. We’re told that she is Exxavion Trevon Reed’s girlfriend. Reed was arrested in Louisiana earlier this month in connection with this case.

Cort Gatlin was found dead in the Bogue Chitto River on September 1. He was shot three times.

Frome left to right: Dauden and Dillon
Frome left to right: Dauden and Dillon

The two other suspects, 25-year-old Anthony Dauden and 26-year-old Bridget Dillon’s cases will head to a grand jury.

Authorities are still looking for 26-year-old Jeremy Douglas Mcelvin. Anyone with information about his whereabouts, contact the sheriff’s department.

Jeremy Douglas Mcelvin (Photo: Pike County Sheriff's Office)
Jeremy Douglas Mcelvin (Photo: Pike County Sheriff’s Office)

 

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