A suspect wanted for a Jones County, Mississippi homicide was captured overnight in Morgan City. The Jones County Sheriff’s Office was seeking to locate Jose Angel Melendez-Davila for a homicide that occurred in their jurisdiction. The Jones County Sheriff’s Office had described him as armed and dangerous. Jose Angel Melendez-Davila has ties to the Morgan City area.
The Morgan City Police Department reported that Melendez-Davila was taken into custody in Morgan City on Friday morning at 4:49 a.m. Jose Angel Melendez-Davila was located at a residence on Eighth St. in Morgan City with the assistance of the St. Mary Sheriff’s Office and the United State Marshals Office. More information will be released later today.