Double homicide Friday in Mosses under investigation

Published 8:28 pm Saturday, February 4, 2017

By Fred Guarino

The Lowndes Signal

MOSSES (AP) — The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that it is conducting a homicide investigation after two men were found shot to death in a vehicle near Mosses, Friday night.

Chief Deputy Chris West of the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office identified the men as Frank James Hill, 26 years of age, and Antoni Markee Means, 36 years of age.

West said the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office received a call Friday of “shots fired in the area of Mosses Public Housing at 9:28 p.m. Patrol deputies were dispatched and arrived on the scene at 9:38 p.m. where they observed a subject slumped over the steering wheel of a car parked on Williams Drive.”

“After further investigation it was determined that the occupants of the vehicle were Frank James Hill, 26 years of age, and Antoni Markee Means, 36 years of age,” West said.  “Both men had been shot while inside the vehicle. They were pronounced dead at the scene.”

“The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office along with the 2nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office will be releasing periodic press releases as this investigation continues,” West said.

“Anyone that has information regarding the investigation is asked to notify the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office at (334) 548-2222, (334) 548-6151 or (334) 548-5900.”