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Manhunt launched for a man linked to two murders in Mississippi

A manhunt is underway for man who is wanted in connection with two murders, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. Alex Bridges Deaton, 28, is thought of "armed and extremely hazardous," and remains at huge Sunday soon after getting been...

Manhunt launched for a man linked to two murders in Mississippi

A manhunt is underway for man who is wanted in connection with two murders, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. Alex Bridges Deaton, 28, is thought of "armed and extremely hazardous," and remains at huge Sunday soon after getting been...

26 February 2017 Sunday 18:00
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Manhunt launched for a man linked to two murders in Mississippi

A manhunt is underway for man who is wanted in connection with two murders, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.

Alex Bridges Deaton, 28, is thought of "armed and extremely hazardous," and remains at huge Sunday soon after getting been connected to at least three crimes, authorities mentioned.

Officials mentioned Deaton is connected to Brenda Pinter, who was located murdered Thursday afternoon, and he is wanted in the shooting early Friday of a jogger, who was wounded by "a white male with facial hair."

Deaton is also wanted in connection with 30-year-old Heather Robinson, who was located murdered on Friday afternoon inside her house at the Vineyards Apartments close to the Castlewoods subdivision in Rankin County, after the sheriff's department received a request for a welfare verify.

A deputy and a household member entered the dwelling and identified her dead, according to Sheriff Bryan Bailey of Rankin County.

Deaton is wanted for aggravated assault and murder by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.

Robinson's white 2012 GMC Acadia SUV was missing when her physique was located, and authorities say that it's possible Deaton could nonetheless be driving that automobile.

The jogger told police that the shooter fired at her out of the driver's window of a small white SUV, which fits the description of the Acadia.

The car bears a Mississippi Nurses Foundation tag with the quantity F396 NF.

Deaton may well have fled the state, and a law enforcement supply told ABC News that he is believed to be in Oklahoma as of this afternoon.

ABC News' Benjamin Stein contributed to this report.

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