MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi say a man charged in a crime spree that included a killing in Alabama has been apprehended in Houston.
News outlets report U.S. Marshals took 31-year-old Devarian Edwards into custody Friday. Moss Point police Chief Brandon Ashley told the Sun Herald on Sunday that Edwards awaits extradition to Alabama. Afterward, Jackson County, Mississippi authorities will extradite him.
Moss Point police say Edwards was among a group of men who carjacked a man and a woman at gunpoint May 25 on Interstate 10. Jackson, Alabama police say in a statement 19-year-old Scieler McKenzie was shot and killed hours later during a gunfire exchange Edwards was in. Police say Edwards was firing a handgun and that McKenzie was shot several times.
It is unclear if Edwards has a lawyer.
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