Suspect in double homicide case, mother arrested again

A suspect in a double homicide case and his mother were taken into custody again.

Thomas Craig, 19, of Hallsville was arrested Wednesday and charged with deadly conduct discharge of a firearm and a parole violation of theft of firearm charges, according to Harrison County judicial records. Thomas was previously arrested in March in connection to a double homicide case. Thomas was arrested on March 7 and charged with tampering with evidence.

His mother, Mellinda Craig, 48, was arrested and charged with hindering apprehension or prosecution of a known felon. She was also wanted on an outstanding driving while intoxicated charge.

According to the Marshall Police Department, Thomas allegedly hid the firearm used in the murders of Leon Bowman, 31, and Justin Williams, 30. The two men were found dead in a duplex in the 1500 block of East Fannin Street in Marshall.

Marshall police identified the suspected murderer as Jesus Molina Deltorre. Police believe Delotrre shot Bowman and Williams then fled the scene. They say that Deltoree went to Thomas Craig's house where he asked him to dispose of the weapon.

Harrison County judicial records show Thomas was released from the Harrison County Jail on April 20.

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Mellinda Craig was arrested in November for driving under the influence. She was booked into the Harrison County Jail and charged with driving while intoxicated on November 22. She posted a $2,000 bond and released the next day.

Both of them were booked into the Harrison County Jail. Mellinda Craig is under a $54,000 collective bond while Thomas Craig is under $150,000 bond.

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