be careful out there
Fake Police Officer May Be Killing Mississippi Drivers
By Richard Read
Officials in Mississippi are investigating two roadside slayings that could be the work of a murderer posing as a police officer or highway patrolman. Both took place in the northern part of the state, not far from the Tennessee border.
The first incident occurred on May 8 in Tunica County. The Clarion-Ledger reports that the 1997 Pontiac Grand Am of Lori Anne Carswell was found along Mississippi Highway 713, and her body was discovered a short distance away.
The second incident took place on May 11 in nearby Panola County. Thomas Schlender was found dead in his 1999 Ford F-150, in the median of Interstate 55. Shell casings were found near the vehicle.