Police say they have a 42-year-old man in custody for the triple homicide of a missing Mississippi family of three that had inexplicably vanished over the weekend.
The bodies of all three members of that missing family -- including a small child -- were found this afternoon in an abandoned house not far from where their car had been discovered ablaze in a ditch on Saturday morning.
Each had been shot to death multiple times.
Authorities searching for the three missing persons were already bracing for the worse ever since recovering the family's personal items, smeared with blood, from a nearby dumpster on Monday morning.
This afternoon, police and FBI questioned a prime suspect in the family's disappearance who, they claim, then willingly led them to the bullet-riddled corpses of the missing Mississippi family.
Shortly thereafter, that same individual was arrested on suspicion of ... read more of this breaking news story here.