Triple murder suspects return to Jackson, appear in court

Photo: Geary County Sheriff's Office

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The duo that was arrested in Kansas for allegedly killing three people during a pawn shop robbery in Jackson has returned.

Jamison Townsend and Joshua Garcia waived extradition on three counts of capital murder, Jackson Police said. The were arrested in Geary County in Kansas in December.

The two appeared in court Thursday where a judge denied the suspects bond for the three murder charges. The judge set bond at $1.5 million for the armed robbery charge for each of them.

The victims of the Jackson triple homicide, 81-year-old Cleveland “Bill” Mosley, 60-year-old Robert Ivy, and 77-year-old Ted McLemore, were at Bill’s Pawn/Jewelry on Wilmington Street on December 17 when they were shot and killed.The were found dead inside the store.

Left to Right: Roberty Ivy, Ted McLemore, Bill Mosley
Left to Right: Roberty Ivy, Ted McLemore, Bill Mosley

Garcia and Townsend were arrested on the night of December 21 after being chased by Kansas authorities.

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Photo: WJTV

They have returned to Jackson to face capital murder charges.

The SWAT team was brought in to assist Jackson Police Thursday.

The duo was also wanted in connection with business burglary in Pascagoula. That crime happened before the triple murder.

 

 

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