Kingston Frazier was found dead in Madison County Thursday from a gunshot wound in the backseat of a stolen vehicle.
The child was inside a Toyota Camry that stolen from a Kroger parking lot in Jackson around 1:15 a.m., according to the Jackson Police Department. The vehicle was last seen traveling northbound on I-55, but it was recovered just before 11 a.m. in Madison County, Miss.
An unoccupied Honda Civic was also recovered by police. FOX13 is told this vehicle was used to drop off the suspect who stole the Camry with Frazier inside.
Police said a multi-jurisdictional investigation is underway. The Jackson Police Department, Hinds County Sheriff’s Office, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, Mississippi Highway Patrol and the Madison County Sheriff’s Office are working collectively on the case.
18-year-old DeAllen Washington, 18-year-old Dwan Wakefield and 19-year-old Byron McBride were all arrested on Thursday.
Officials say all three suspects face capital murder charges.
Therese Apel from The Clarion Ledger posted a Facebook Live video from the scene, where a number of apparent family members spoke to the media.
Praying for the family!