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Crime Body Found in Hunt for Tennessee Double Murder Suspect

10:46  10 april  2018
10:46  10 april  2018 Source:   newsweek.com

Body of Tennessee double murder suspect found in Mississippi, sheriff says

  Body of Tennessee double murder suspect found in Mississippi, sheriff says Tennessee double murder suspect Casey James Lawhorn was found dead in the Vossburg, Mississippi, officials confirmed.Tennessee double murder suspect Casey James Lawhorn was found dead in the Vossburg, Mississippi, officials confirmed.

Police find body of man who admitted to murders on Facebook. FOX News. Tennessee double murder suspect Casey James Lawhorn was found dead in the Vossburg, Mississippi, officials confirmed.

TN man wanted for double murder presumed to be in Jasper County. Jasper County Sheriff Randy Johnson said the body of a Tennessee murder suspect was found near the Vossburg exit on Monday morning.

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A body has been found in Mississippi during the search for a double murder suspect who confessed to killing his mother and friend in a lengthy Facebook post.

The Jasper County Sherriff’s Department confirmed Monday that the body of Casey James Lawhorn was found in Vossburg, Mississippi; the death appears to be the result of a self-inflicted gunshot. The body was discovered hours after police found Lawhorn’s abandoned vehicle on I-59 near the Vossburg exit.

The 23-year-old male had been on the run since he admitted to shooting dead his mother Vi Lawhorn and friend Avery Gaines in the early hours of Sunday, April 8.

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A body found in a wooded area in Mississippi on Monday is believed to be the remains of a 23-year-old Tennessee man suspected of killing his mother and friend -- then detailing the Lawhorn’s death came a day after a twisted Facebook post detailed the double - murder . “What I did is unforgivable.

Authorities say they've found the body of a Tennessee man wanted for the murder of his mom and a friend. Tennessee double murder suspect Casey James Lawhorn has been found dead in the Vossburg, Mississippi, officials confirmed.

In a Facebook post of more than 1,000 words that same day, Lawhorn wrote how he killed both his victims in his family home in East Ridge, Tennessee at around 1:30 a.m. using a stolen .22 long rifle.

The post, which has since been taken down, adds, "Since so many people keep trying to reach out to me on Facebook, I figure I can just say my piece once here and be done with it.

“Before I start, I need to emphasize that I take full responsibility for my actions. Nothing anyone has or hasn't done to me caused this, my decisions and my failures are my own.”

Lawhorn added he killed his mother after he picked her up from a local bar.

“My mom was completely wasted, and just like every other time she gets drunk, she goes on and on, without prompt, about how devastated she’d be if I killed myself,” Lawhorn wrote.

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Tennessee double murder suspect Casey James Lawhorn was found dead in the Vossburg, Mississippi, officials confirmed. Lawhorn, 22, was being sought in the shooting deaths of his mother and a friend. The body was positively identified as Lawhorn.

Authorities say they've found the body of a Tennessee man wanted for the murder of his mom and a friend. Tennessee double murder suspect Casey James Lawhorn has been found dead in the Vossburg, Mississippi, officials confirmed.

Lawhorn then described how he “nervously paced for a few minutes” before deciding to shoot his friend Gaines in the head as he slept on his living room floor.

In the same post, Lawhorn added he walked into his mother’s room where he attempted to shoot her, but the gun jammed. He left the room to fix the jam, then returned and fired twice before the gun jammed again.

“She started screaming the worst scream I've ever heard. Movies really don't do justice to how true terror sounds,” he said. "She shouted, 'You shot me! You've killed me! Why?' Once I got the jam fixed, I turned on the light so I wouldn't miss again. I shot at her twice more and it was over."

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Lawhorn described how he has been suicidal “since late high school” and that he has been heading to an “unavoidable tragedy” since he started at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU).

He added how he intended to take his life following the double homicide as the subsequent legal process involved would be a “horrible waste use of state money.”

Police previously warned the public to stay away from Lawhorn if they spot him as he was considered armed and very dangerous.

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