Man charged with murder in Carbondale homicide investigation 

by Aaron Price
by Aaron Price

6/23/2022 | 8:46 a.m.

JACKSON COUNTY - A man has been arrested in connection to the homicide of a woman in Carbondale.

Ashley Curtis was first reported missing on May 3rd, 2022 and was found deceased on May 9th, 2022 in the 400 block of East College Street.

Jamar Boyd, 42, of Hollandale Mississippi, was later arrested on two counts of First Degree Murder. He is currently in the custody of the Washington County Sheriff's Office in Mississippi.

In addition, the Jackson County State's Attorney's Office has charged Ludie Hicks, 49 of Carbondale with Obstructing Justice. Hicks is in the custody of the Henderson County, Kentucky Sheriff's Office.

The Carbondale Police Department continues to be assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, the Jackson County State's Attorney's Office, the Jackson County Coroner's Office, Belleville, Illinois Police Department, Fairview Heights, Illinois Police Department, and the Washington County, Mississippi Sheriff's Office. The investigation continues.

Ashley Curtis
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