WOODVILLE, Miss. – Authorities in Scott County are looking for a man accused of committing a heinous crime. Sammy Patrick is wanted for the murder of an elderly woman, as well as for robbing a Subway in Woodville, Mississippi on Monday, January 1st. The suspect was reportedly armed with two handguns during the robbery, and he made off with $153 in cash and a footlong meatball sub. Fortunately, no one was injured during the incident, but the public is being urged to exercise caution and to report any sightings of Patrick.
According to officials, Patrick was last seen heading north on Highway 61 towards Natchez. The manhunt for him remains ongoing, as he is also wanted for the capital murder of an unidentified victim in Scott County. Tragically, the victim was killed on Saturday, December 30. Investigators believe that Patrick not only shot the woman, but also sexually assaulted and burned her body. These details make it clear why authorities are working tirelessly to bring him to justice.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to Patrick’s arrest. Anyone with tips or information on his whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 601-469-1511. As the search for Sammy Patrick continues, the community is on high alert and hoping for his swift apprehension. This disturbing case highlights the importance of the public’s involvement and vigilance in assisting law enforcement in protecting communities and pursuing justice.