Man charged with Capital Murder as body of missing Silver Alert man found

The body of a man has been found in a sad end to a Silver Alert that was issued for him.  

A man has been arrested in connection to the crime.

47 year old Stoney Dale Qualls, of Raymond, had a Silver Alert issued by the MBI on January 23rd.

That silver alert read:


The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 47 year old Stoney Dale Qualls, of Raymond, Hinds County, MS.
He is described as a white male, 5’6” tall, weighing 195 pounds with brown short hair and brown eyes. He was last seen January 23, 2019, at about 6 a.m. in the 400 block of Front Street in Raymond, MS leaving the residence to assist a stranded motorist involved in an accident. He was last seen wearing a dark blue bath robe, pajama bottoms, a long sleeve black shirt and glasses. He may possibly be traveling in a silver Dodge ram pickup with Tennessee Titans sticker on rear window, tag number HN11904, possibly heading to Byram, MS.
Family members say he suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgement. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Stoney Dale Qualls contact the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office at 601-857-2600.

His body was found in an abandoned building in Rural Copiah County in the early morning hours of Friday, January 25th.

Authorities have charged Joseph Zattoni of Terry with Capital Murder. 

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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