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Murder suspect from Jefferson Davis County captured behind dumpster in Vicksburg

A man wanted in connection with a murder in Jefferson Davis County was found Tuesday evening in Vicksburg.

At 6:36 p.m., officers with the Vicksburg Police Department, acting on information received from an outside agency, responded to 20 North Washington Street near First East Street.

Once there, they found Desmond Fortenberry, 28, of Silver Creek, who was wanted on a warrant for murder out of Jefferson Davis County hiding behind a trash dumpster.

He was taken to custody without incident and, according to the department, is awaiting transportation back to Jefferson Davis County.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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