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And that isn't holding that has a lot of people on ahead.
Across the south as police are hunting for a killer in a pair of highway murders the victims were killed in cold blood.
By someone who the investigators believe may be disguised as a policeman.
Pulling them over for what they think may be a legitimate reason.
Investigators have very little to go on here.
Both shootings in rural stretches of northern Mississippi no witnesses to either shooting so -- -- their best to keep people -- and offer some advice.
Sunday that a lot of rumors are going -- a lot of things are going around in how wont to say -- we don't know anything right now for concrete.
If they are being pulled -- over.
-- officer and they're concerned about because of what's going on.
With these two homicides he didn't have a arriving -- -- blah why not stop -- high at all.
But you have a right under our law to put your flash -- -- From the site -- proceed to a lighted populated area.
Yeah that's very important information.
Right -- -- joining us on the phone from Jackson is -- strain -- spokesman for the Mississippi department of public safety.
So Warren two brutal killings.
47 year old woman and a 74 year old gentleman who was on his way to pick up his grandson -- college.
Apparently got pulled over.
Our -- over for some reason.
At least one of them was robbed and both of them were were shot and killed.
Did is say terrible situation for both of those -- our hearts go out to them but we are pursuant to say we have little to go on mark -- -- Not be accurate that district attorney made those comments Monday and he's not directly involved with the investigation.
-- please that are being.
A perceived at this time also the evidence collected at both -- cities bidding process.
And -- in do you feel any level of confidence that these two incidents.
Well you know -- because they've both -- vehicles -- on the side of the road on rural stretches of north Mississippi and close proximity to one another there are a lot of civil -- Mr.
slender he's a 74 year old gentleman who was on the way to pick up his grandson -- college.
His wallet was taken from the vehicle according to these reports.
And what about the young woman.
-- was there any robbery in that car.
At this point we don't have and the indication that that robbery as a motive -- fact that -- the motives in both cases have yet to be determined but.
It's just an unfortunate situation.
Why I think it might be somebody who's posing as a police man.
Well the similarity is that both be -- -- on the side of the road in fact the young lady her.
Vehicles pulled over in the flash -- were on the emergency signal to run.
They don't -- of the road.
At that time -- day and parent no apparent problem with the vehicles.
That would lead you to believe that.
Someone posing as a police officer pulled them over but again that's just one of those scenarios and also just out of an abundance of caution and concern for public safety want to let them vote Republican who may not have found they have that 911 option.
To make that phone call we want to make sure that they were aware of that because in these rural areas you may not.
Have the option to go to a lighted place where other people are -- -- -- you know what it is so important to get that message out because and I have heard this said in negative women in particular.
If you ever feel like he might be being pulled over for something that is it as a strange reason they're nervous about it you can put on your classes and pulled to a well -- public spot and com I'm one wanna check it out -- mr.
-- thank you very much grandstand top of the story it's it's -- mystery and a tragedy and our families thank you so much sense and good luck to you.
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