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Mississippi murder suspect apprehended in Shoshoni

(Columbus Police Department, MS via Facebook)

November 21, from the County10 News Desk

SHOSHONI, Wyo —  An investigation into an alleged physical altercation by the Shoshoni Police Department Saturday night to led to the detention of a subject wanted for murder in Mississippi after a short foot pursuit, County 10 reports.

Shoshoni Police Department officers were dispatched to meet with a male subject who had been involved in a minor physical altercation  at approximately 10:36 p.m. Saturday November 20.

A male subject was observed walking in the 300 block of W. 2nd Street in Shoshoni, matching the description of the initial caller and was contacted.

While investigating the alleged assault, Shoshoni Police Chief Chris Konija was informed of a male subject from Mississippi who was residing at the Shoshoni Motel and allegedly wanted for murder in the state. The name of the individual was not known.

Chief Konija requested assistance from the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office and a perimeter was created around the Shoshoni Motel while further investigation was conducted. This led to the discovery of a news article and Columbus Police Department Facebook Page post regarding a murder suspect at large from Columbus, Mississippi.

Various witnesses identified the subject named and pictured in the articles as the subject residing in the Shoshoni Motel.

While attempting to contact the suspect, a male subject was observed running south from the back of the Shoshoni Motel. Following a short foot pursuit, a male subject was detained. The subject was later confirmed to be Kingduron Pyle of Columbus, Mississippi.

Following confirmation of a warrant for murder, Kingduron Pyle was transported to the Fremont County Detention Center without incident.