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Suspect Charged in Connection to Tunica Triple Homicide


On Wednesday, November 22, 2023, the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office charged 18-year-old Deonte Carnell Taylor of Tunica in connection with a triple homicide that occurred on Friday, November 10, 2023, in Robinsonville, Mississippi. The victims were identified as Steven Dewayne Burts, 23, of Dundee; Deshun Montario Isabell, 24, of Tunica; and Tednequa Tenice Moore, 25, of Robinsonville, along with her unborn child. Taylor faces the following charges: -Three (3) counts of Capital Murder -Four (4) counts of Shooting into a Motor Vehicle -Four (4) counts of Conspiracy to Commit a Crime Capital Murder, according to Miss. Code Section 97-3-19(1) & (2)(j), is punishable by life imprisonment or the death penalty. Deonte Carnell Taylor is currently being held without bond. The investigation into this homicide is still active and ongoing, with additional arrests expected. The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office urges anyone with information regarding these homicides to contact them at 662-363-1411 or call CrimeStoppers at 662-910-0400.