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2 murder suspects captured in Lawrence County

Two murder suspects have been captured in Lawrence County after a search by law enforcement.

Sheriff Ryan Everett confirmed the two suspects were wanted for the murder of a woman in Rankin County early Tuesday.

Taken into custody by the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office and US Marshals Task Force were Ashley Basham and Dantrell Hunter.

Basham and Hunter were located at a private residence on Henry Cox Road, Everett said. The two occupants of the home, one male and one female, were arrested and will be charged with harboring fugitives and accessory to murder after the fact, he said.

The two are being held in the Lawrence County Jail.