Tunica County Sheriff’s Office has executed a warrant for suspect Marcus Martez Taylor in connection with the July 23, 2002 Cold Case Homicide of Ms. JoAnn Cornes. The murder took place at the Tunica Grain Elevators located at 2221 Old Highway 61 in Tunica, MS. A Bond Hearing will be held for Marcus Martez Taylor in about 2 weeks.
Marcus Taylor was recently indicted on charges of; burglary of a dwelling, Armed Robbery, and Rape. He is scheduled to stand trial on these charges in April 2012.
*Rape and Murder both carries penalty of life imprisonment
The murder charge will go the trail in the fall of 2012.
/h/ Sheriff K.C. Hamp