Manhunt launched for a man linked to two murders in Mississippi

A manhunt is underway for man who is wanted in connection with two murders, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. Alex Bridges Deaton, 28, is regarded "armed and exceptionally harmful," and remains at large Sunday right after possessing...

Manhunt launched for a man linked to two murders in Mississippi

A manhunt is underway for man who is wanted in connection with two murders, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.

Alex Bridges Deaton, 28, is regarded "armed and exceptionally harmful," and remains at large Sunday right after possessing been connected to at least 3 crimes, authorities stated.

Officials mentioned Deaton is connected to Brenda Pinter, who was located murdered Thursday afternoon, and he is wanted in the shooting early Friday of a jogger, who was wounded by "a white male with facial hair."

Deaton is also wanted in connection with 30-year-old Heather Robinson, who was located murdered on Friday afternoon inside her home at the Vineyards Apartments close to the Castlewoods subdivision in Rankin County, just after the sheriff's division received a request for a welfare check.

A deputy and a household member entered the property and found her dead, according to Sheriff Bryan Bailey of Rankin County.

Deaton is wanted for aggravated assault and murder by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.

Robinson's white 2012 GMC Acadia SUV was missing when her body was found, and authorities say that it is achievable Deaton could still be driving that automobile.

The jogger told police that the shooter fired at her out of the driver's window of a smaller white SUV, which fits the description of the Acadia.

The vehicle bears a Mississippi Nurses Foundation tag with the number F396 NF.

Deaton may possibly have fled the state, and a law enforcement source told ABC News that he is believed to be in Oklahoma as of this afternoon.

ABC News' Benjamin Stein contributed to this report.

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