CANTON, Miss. (WTVA) - Law enforcement officers chased a kidnapping suspect for close to an hour Friday morning, WLBT-TV in Jackson reported.
Police said the man from Canton was wanted for kidnapping.
Jamarquis Black | Source: Canton Police via WLBT-TV
Canton Police investigator Terrance Ware later identified the suspect as 24-year-old Jamarquis Black. He’s accused of kidnapping his girlfriend Darnesha Ratliff Thursday night and shooting her sister in the leg in the process.
He led officers from several law enforcement agencies on a chase, including Copiah County, Mississippi Highway Patrol, and Lincoln County.
It eventually ended when the suspect’s car crashed into a ditch on I-55 near Bogue Chitto. One source told the TV station Black killed himself and Ratliff.
According to WLBT, Black was recently arrested on domestic violence and aggravated stalking charges filed by his ex. He bonded out of jail Monday.