Two arrested in connection with 2014 Jackson capital murder case

Two arrested in connection with 2014 Jackson capital murder case
Left, Jonathan Beasley, Right, Robert Hurst

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Two men have been arrested in connection with a January 2014 capitol murder case in Jackson.

Investigators have charged 28-year-old Jonathen Beasley and 28-year-old Robert Hurst with the murder of James McAlister, who was 26 at the time of his death.

Mcalister was fatally shot in the 5100 block of Gertrude Drive. Robbery is believed to be the motive.

Beasley and Hurst were located at undisclosed locations with the assistance of the US Marshal Service.

Both men remain in custody as they await their initial court appearances.

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