Tippah County News

Man with Tippah address wanted on murder charge, considered armed and dangerous

A man wanted on multiple charges including murder and robbery is considered armed and dangerous and beleived to be in Mississippi. He is accused of committing murder during a robberty gone wrong in Kentucky.

Phillip Lee Lewis III is wanted by police in that state on armed robbery and murder charges. The Kentucky State Police consider him armed and dangerous. After attempting to rob the store in Kentucky, someone tried to leave the store when Lewis allegedly opened fire, killing a bystander.

The FBI has since indicated they believe him to be back in Mississippi, where Lewis is wanted on a probation violation. He has a previous address listed in Tippah County.

From the FBI:

(We) need your assistance in locating PHILLIP LEE LEWIS. LEWIS is wanted for his role in a murder on January 16, 2019, during a robbery of a gas station in Gray, KY. If you have information, please contact the FBI/(502)263-6000 or KSP/(606) 573-3131

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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