Desoto County News

Tunica County quadruple homicide arrest

Photo: Monterrius Woods (DeSoto County Jail photo)

Credit: Tunica County Sheriff’s Office release

Tunica County Sheriff’s Office has issued arrest warrants for 20-year-old Monterrius Woods of Tunica.

Woods has been charged with the shooting death of Steven Burts, 23 of Dundee; Tednequa Moore, 25 of Robinsonville; Moore’s unborn child; and the death of Deshun Isabell, 24 of Tunica, who died with injuries sustained from the car crash that occurred on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, on Casino Center Boulevard located in Robinsonville.

  • Woods has been charged in Tunica County with:
  • 4 counts of Capital Murder
  • 4 counts of Conspiracy to Commit a Crime
  • 1 count of Drive by Shooting
  • 1 count Shooting into a Motor Vehicle

Woods is currently in custody of the DeSoto County Jail on unrelated charges. Those charges include shoplifting, gang participation, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a stolen firearm, and other charges. He was booked into the DeSoto County Adult Detention Center in Hernando in January of this years.

Capital Murder is punishable by life in prison or the death penalty.

There will be additional charges forthcoming, and more arrests made for the investigation related to the Nov. 10, 2023, quadruple homicide.

This investigation is active and ongoing. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact TCSO at 662-363-1411. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers at 662-910-0400. Any information leading to an arrest can pay up to $1,000.