What happened to Ebony Owens? Micheal Owens, husband charged with murder of his wife

Sheriff of Hinds County Tyree Jones reported that Ebony Owens, a missing Edwards woman, had been shot and killed. Michael Owens, her 36-year-old husband, is being held in custody and is being prosecuted on several charges. Let’s see What happened to Ebony Owens in detail.


Who is Ebony Owens?

Ebony Owens, 36, was reported missing by her family on Wednesday afternoon, according to Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones. Michael Owens, her husband, had been searched for by investigators, but Jones claimed that he had been located and interrogated before being charged with a number of crimes, including murder and arson.

The inquiry began with a welfare check at the home that Ebony Owens, her husband, and their two children, aged 7 and 11, shared on Edwards Avenue. According to Jones, Ebony Owens is the mother of four kids in all.


What happened to Ebony Owens?

The body of Ebony Owens is being searched after, according to Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones. Deputies are reportedly searching the Big Black River on Old Highway 80 between the borders of Warren and Hinds counties, according to Jones.

The search is being assisted by Warren County deputies and agents from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP), according to the sheriff. According to Jones, the search for Owens has been expanded to include a murder investigation. He said that at least one bullet wound caused Owens’ death.

The sheriff claimed that based on electronic evidence, Ebony Owens was last seen Tuesday night near Interstate 20 and Clinton. Jones claimed that her 2015 Acura TLX, which is white, was also taken. Jones reported that on Wednesday at at 6 a.m., deputies and firefighters went to the scene of a burning automobile along Old Highway 80 and Jones Road in Edwards. Nevertheless, after learning about the missing Acura, deputies went back to the scene, recovered the license plate in a neighboring area, and realized the charred vehicle belonged to Ebony Owens. The damage was so bad that they were unable to identify the make or model of the car.


Who is Michael Owens?

Owens’ husband, Michael Owens, 36, is in custody and is being prosecuted on several charges associated with the case. The absence of Ebony Owens’ body has prompted authorities to launch a search and recovery operation. Police in Ridgeland and Hinds County reported a car had also been towed from an apartment building where investigators think there may be evidence related to the woman’s abduction.

Jones said,

“Based on the circumstances, we believe that she could be in danger and she could be possibly seriously harmed, as well.”

The body of Ebony Owens is missing, and search and recovery operations are being conducted near the Big Black River on Old Highway 80 between the borders of Hinds and Warren counties. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office and MS Wildlife and Fisheries are supporting Hinds County officials with the search.

(Tyree Jones, Sheriff of Hinds County /Facebook)

Jones stated that while keeping the family informed, authorities want to continue looking for Ebony Owens’ body.

Jones said,

“We will continue to search Wester Hinds County near the Warren County line with assistance with our partners, hopefully, to find Ms. Owens,” 

The sheriff said investigators have been in contact with Ebony Owens’ family, and they are “abreast of the situation.”

At the Big Black River, which is located on Old Highway 80 between the borders of Hinds and Warren Counties, the search is currently in progress. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office and representatives from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are helping the Hinds County officials in the search.

Anybody with information on Owens’ whereabouts is urged to call the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office at (601) 352-1521.

Authorities are currently looking into Ebony Owen’s death circumstances, which are yet unclear. The news has obviously crushed Ebony Owens’s family and friends, and the community has been horrified by the tragic loss.


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