TN Double homicide suspect last seen in Mississippi

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TN double homicide suspect, Casey James Lawhorn is believed to be in south Mississippi.

Warren Strain with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety says Lawhorn was seen at a convenience store in Heidelberg around 4 Sunday afternoon.

The vehicle he was traveling in was a 2002 gold Ford Taurus. The Jasper County Sheriff’s Department says they found Lawhorn’s vehicle on southbound shoulder of I-59 in Jasper County, approximately 5 miles from the store he was last seen.

Officials say Lawhorn was not in the vehicle but is believed to be in the area.

MHP, MBI, Jones County Sheriff’s Department and Jasper County Sheriff;s Department are on scene.

We’re told Lawhorn is armed and considered very dangerous. Officials say if you see him please do not approach him, but call law enforcement immediately.

WDEF reports Lawhorn admitted to killing his mother, Vi Lawhorn and a close friend, Avery Gaines with a .22 caliber gun in a Facebook post earlier Sunday.

We will continue to keep you updated with the latest information as it develops.

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