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Two arrests in Carbondale murder investigation

Carbondale Police

Ashley Curtis was found dead May 9th

A Mississippi man faces two murder charges in connection to the death of a woman in Carbondale in May.

Carbondale Police say 42-year old Jamar Boyd of Hollandale, Mississippi was arrested and is currently being held in Mississippi. He faces two counts of first-degree murder in the death of Ashley Curtis, who was reported missing May 3rd and found dead May 9th at a home in Carbondale.

In addition, 49-year old Ludie Hicks of Carbondale has been charged with obstructing justice in the case. She is in custody in Henderson County, Kentucky.

Jennifer Fuller joined Capitol News Illinois in July 2023 as the organization’s broadcast director. She will oversee the launch and operations of CNI’s new broadcast division.

Contact Jennifer Fuller at jfuller@capitolnewsillinois.com
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