Oktibbeha County sexual battery suspect surrenders

Tyrone Cork | Photo: Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department

A sexual battery suspect is now in custody in Oktibbeha County.

Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 4:39 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A sexual battery suspect is now in custody in Oktibbeha County.

On March 8, sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence on Highway 12 West for a sexual battery report.

Investigators say the suspect, 41-year-old Tyrone Cork, fled the scene before deputies arrived.

He surrendered to law enforcement on Tuesday, March 12.

Investigators say the victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

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