November 27, 2023

18-Year-Old Charged In Triple Homicide In Tunica County

Morgan Howard

On Wednesday, November 22, the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office charged an 18-year-old with a triple homicide.

According to a press release from the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office, 18-year-old Deonte Carnell Taylor, of Tunica, was charged in the homicide that happened on Friday.

The murder happened in Robinsonville, Mississippi. 23-year-old Steven Dewayne Burts of Dundee, 24-year-old Deshun Montario Isabell of Tunica, and 25-year-old Tednequa Tenice Moore, of Robinsville, and her unborn child were all killed.

Taylor is being charged with three counts of Capital Murder, four counts of Shooting into a Motor Vehicle, and four counts of Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.

Capital Murder is punishable by life in prison or the death penalty.

Deonte Carnell Taylor is being held without bond.

This homicide investigation is active and ongoing, with more arrests to be made.


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