2 charged in 2014 Wayne County murder

Direco Deshawn McDougle
Bobby Schedell Hogan
Bobby Schedell Hogan

WAYNE COUNTY, MS (WHLT) –  Authorities have made arrests in connection to an April 2014 homicide. Two men in Wayne County were taken into custody last week for the shooting death of Cureon Pope.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department arrested and formally charged Bobby Schedell Hogan and Direco Deshawn McDougle.

The pair is charged with murder, aggravated assault and shooting into an occupied motor  vehicle.

Pope was killed April 13, 2014 at the intersection of Spring St. and Glitter Lane in Waynesboro.

Sheriff Darryl Woodson said, “I am thankful that we were able to solve this case. It is a sad day for all families involved.  We are still working on other cases and hope to have them solved by January.”

According to Woodson, lead MBI Investigator Leo Clemons worked with the sheriff’s department’s investigators diligently to solve it.

Friday, Justice Court Judge Charles Chapman set bonds the bonds for Hogan and McDougle at $1,3000,000.



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