Hancock County

Police seek person of interest in homicide

Police are asking for help to identify a person of interest in the murder investigation of a Bay St. Louis businessman.

The man police are looking for is a white male 40 - 50 years old, 5-foot-5-inches to 5-foot-8-inches, weighing between 130 and 165 pounds.

He may work in construction, painting or landscaping said Police Chief Mike DeNardo. He may have a tattoo on his right wrist.

DeNardo said the man may have been driving a silver Honda Accord or Civic EXL coupe on or around March 8 and March 9.

Maurice Colly, 83, is believed to have been killed at his residence on or around March 5, DeNardo said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 228-466-5475 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

Sun Herald updates this story as more information becomes available.