JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Pascagoula Police said they are working with Jackson Police to determine if a burglary investigation is connected to a triple murder in the Metro.
Pascagoula Lt. Doug Adams said they believe the two cases are connected, but he could not release information on how at this time. He tells WJTV that Sam’s Jewelry in Pascagoula was burglarized Tuesday night after the store was closed.
Saturday night, three people were shot and killed during and armed robbery and shooting at the Bill’s Pawn & Jewelry on Wilmington Street. The owner, 81-year-old Cleveland Bill Mosley, 60-year-old Robert Ivy- and 77-year-old Ted McLemore were killed.
JPD is looking for a red Charger in connection with the crime.
In Pascagoula, police released photos of two people they are looking for to question in connection with the Sam’s Jewelry burglary. The couple was seen at the store on surveillance video earlier the same day of the burglary. Police said the video shows the couple arriving and leaving in a red Dodge Charger SRT, possibly 2013-2014 model.The hood has a black air scoop. The woman in the photo was identified as Jamison Layne Townsend. They are also looking for an unidentified man.
If you have any information regarding these individuals or this incident, please contact us at 762-2211 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898. You can also contact the Jackson Police Department at at 601-960-1234 or 601-355-TIPS (8477).