Police Make Arrest In Killing Of Man Found In Trunk Of TV Anchor's Car
Feb. 12, 1992
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) _ A suspect was arrested Wednesday in the shooting death of a man whose body was found in the trunk of a car owned by a television news anchorwoman, police said.
Vincent Wayne McCoy, 25, was arrested at his apartment and ordered held without bond pending an initial hearing, Police Capt. Harold Chaffin said.
The body of Kevin Dowsing, 24, was discovered in the car trunk last Thursday, police said. He had been shot in the back of the head, police said.
Dowsing's girlfriend, WTVA-TV anchor Beverly Thomas, said Dowsing borrowed her car last Tuesday night and didn't return. Thomas said she and a co-worker found the car Thursday in a shopping center parking lot.
Police hadn't determined a motive for the slaying, Chaffin said.