2 booked in Sabine shooting death

(Source: MGN Online)
(Source: MGN Online)

MANY, La. (AP) - Two Many men were arrested Saturday and booked in connection with the shooting death of a man whose body was found in a crashed vehicle earlier in the day.

The Times reports (http://bit.ly/12p5l4P ) the suspects are Melvin C. Maxie, 29, and Philip Dewayne Jones, 22.

Maxie was booked with first-degree murder and Jones with second-degree murder.

Sabine Parish Deputy Coroner Ron Rivers says the victim was Tyruss Thomas, 27.

He had an Alexandria address but was from Sabine Parish.

Rivers says an autopsy determined Thomas died of a single gunshot wound.

It was not immediately clear whether either suspect has an attorney.

Information from: The Times, http://www.shreveporttimes.com

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