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Suspect arrested, charged in the murder of a Tallulah woman

TALLULAH — Wednesday, Louisiana State Police Detectives, with the assistance of the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office, arrested 42-year-old Curtis Carroll of Tallulah and charged him with the murder of Pamela Oliver, 38, of Tallulah.

Carroll has been charged with second-degree murder and is currently being held in the Madison Parish Jail. 

Monday, detectives were contacted by the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office in reference to a missing person.

During the investigation, officials learned that Oliver had been last seen on Saturday and was reported missing the following day. Tuesday, Oliver’s body was found in an area of farmland in Mound.

In a press release, officials said Carroll murdered Oliver and discarded her body along a tree line.

Prior to the murder of Oliver, authorities said Carroll was a suspect in an arson investigation being investigated by the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office. During the course of the murder investigation, Carroll confessed to the fire and will be charged by the Fire Marshal’s Office.

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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