Pike Co. man arrested for deadly shooting in April

Pike Co. man arrested for deadly shooting in April
Austin “Rell” Cole, 29-years-old, was arrested in Lincoln County on May 20, 2020. (Source: Pike County Sheriff's Office)

PIKE CO., Miss. (WLBT) - The Pike County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest for the murder of Raheem Brown.

Austin “Rell” Cole, 29-years-old, was arrested in Lincoln County on May 20, 2020.

Authorities believe Cole shot Brown to death in the early morning of April 12 at a home on Carson Lane.

Police say when they arrived at the home that morning, they found Brown suffering from a gunshot wound. Medical personnel was called to the scene, but they were unable to revive him.

Since that day, Cole had been on the run from authorities. Law enforcement officers said they searched for him relentlessly.

As the investigation continued, officers learned there were individuals assisting Cole to evade authorities.

Angelica “Jelly” Chapman, Justin J. Monley, Fransheka L. Mark, and Quardavion T. White were all arrested for accessory after the fact of murder.

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