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Murder suspects in court after crash killed Mississippi constable

Jonathan Taylor and Darion Dogan
Jonathan Taylor and Darion Dogan(DeSoto County Jail)
Updated: Dec. 18, 2019 at 11:51 AM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Two suspects were in court Wednesday after a Panola County constable was killed in a crash.

Related: Panola County constable killed in crash in Batesville

Darion Dogan, 16, and Johnathan Taylor, 15, had their initial appearance before Judge Westfall.

Both were charged with first-degree murder for the death of constable Ray Hawkins.

The judge denied bond and the case was certified to the grand jury. Another court date has not been set.

The crash happened on Highway 35 and 6 in Batesville around 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Investigators said the teens stole a 2018 Chevy Colorado in the Charleston, Mississippi area.

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