Nationwide manhunt for a man police say murdered two people
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —
Police are looking for Alex Deaton, 28, in connection to the murder of two people.
Deaton is accused in the murder of his girlfriend, Heather Robinson, 30, as well as aggravated assault after he allegedly shot another woman.
The woman was jogging early Friday morning in Rankin County right outside of Jackson, Mississippi.
Deaton is also name a 'person of great interest' in the shooting death of a 69-year-old woman in a church last Thursday.
Rankin County District Attorney, Michael Guest said, "Mr. Deaton has killed one person, has shot another, is a suspect in a murder in Philadelphia. We want to be able to apprehend him before he harms anyone else. We do not believe he's in the area."
Charges for Deaton could be upgraded to capital murder.