No arrest yet in Lafayette homicide

By Errol Castens/NEMS Daily Journal

OXFORD – Investigators from the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation have talked to scores of people regarding a shooting death over the weekend. Nevertheless, Sheriff’s Investigator Jarrett Bundren said, no arrest had been made in the case as of Monday morning.

The body of Jonathan Malone, 24, was discovered in his car on Saturday morning on County Road 407. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

Officers and agencies on the case are asking for anyone with possible knowledge of the crime to call the Sheriff’s Office at (662) 234-6421 or Crime Stoppers at (662) 234-8472.