Biloxi man arrested in sexual assault at Bay Cove apartments


A two-week investigation led to the arrest of a Biloxi man Thursday after a woman told police she was sexually assaulted Oct. 16.

Lt. Christopher De Back said police received a call at 2:36 a.m. reporting a sexual battery case in the 600 block of Bay Cove.

The woman told responding officers she was sexually assaulted by a man she didn't know, De Back said.

The investigation led police to the arrest of Fredrick Eugene Bliss, 36.

Bliss was taken to the Harrison County jail on the charge of sexual assault. Judge Bruce Strong set the bond at $150,000.

The case is under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the suspect or incident is urged to call Biloxi police at 392-0641 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.