Two charged with murder of rapper Lil’ Lonnie

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Update: 4:00 pm

JPD called a press conference to give an update in the murder of local rapper Lil’ Lonnie.

Jackson Police made two arrests in the case.

Monya Davis and Antoine Carr were both arrested in Texas and charged with murder.

Chief Moore says both the ATF and U.S. Marshal’s Office were invaluable in tracking down the two suspects and returning them to Mississippi. Both were denied bond and Chief Moore says they are considering a third arrest in the case.

Authorities are in the process of extraditing Carr.

He says information from the community gave them a break in the investigation.


The Jackson Police Department made an arrest for a fatal shooting incident back in April of 2018.

21-year-old Monya Davis is charged with murder.

Davis was being held in Texas and was extradited last week. 

Monya Davis links back to the killing of rapper Lil Lonnie.

Lonnie Montrel Taylor aka Lil’ Lonnie car was shot into by Davis. 

This incident happened on Montebello Drive.

A second male suspect is in custody in Texas also.

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