Friday, September 28, 2018

Murder on the Natchez Trace

A homicide took place on the Natchez Trace near Ridgeland a few days ago.   Law enforcement sources said a man was murdered and shot multiple times.  However, the National Park Service has jurisdiction since it occurred on federal property.  The FBI is supposedly handling the investigation.

The FBI issued this statement:

The FBI Jackson Field Office is conducting an investigation surrounding the discovery of a body on federal park property along the Natchez Trace Parkway on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. The National Park Service is assisting with the investigation. The investigation is ongoing, so no further information will be released at this time."
Preliminary and detention hearings for the two suspects will be held on  October 4 at 2:30 PM. 

CORRECTION: JJ originally reported:

The FBI arrested the suspects.  The Madison County Jail docket states that it is holding three suspects arrested by the FBI on September 24.

Jesus Noe Gaxiole-Lopez, Age: 21.   Charge: murder, conspiracy
Christian Michel Gonzalez-Mondragon: Age: 21. Charge: murder, conspiracy

However, the booking information was incorrect.    The Fibbies charged Gaxiole-Lopez and Gonzales Mondragon with being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm. The Madison County booking information is posted below so readers can see why JJ incorrectly reported their arrest for murder.

However, the affidavit for one of the arresting agents states the two men are homicide suspects:

4. When interviewed, Sara Espino provided the following information: Lopez arrived at 245 Walnut Ridge Street, Ridgeland, Mississippi on or about September 23, 2018, wherehe had a confrontation with Gonzalez Mondragon after Lopez kicked Gonzalez Mondragon's bedroom door in. Gonzalez Mondragon chased Lopez out of the residence. A short time later, Espino and Gonzalez Mondragon left the residence in Gonzalez Mondragon's 2009 Silver Nissan Altima to look for Lopez. Espino believed Gonzales Mondragon was going to tell Lopez that he could no longer live at the residence and afterwards, Gonzalez Mondragon and Espino would go smoke marijuana together. Upon locating Lopez, Lopez was put into the vehicle and taken somewhere off the Natchez Trace Parkway in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Espino told investigators that Espino, Gonzalez Mondragon, and Lopez exited the vehicle. All three individuals went to the rear of the vehicle where Espino saw Gonzalez Mondragon shoot Lopez approximately ten times. After he shot Lopez, Gonzalez Mondragon stated to Espino, "This never happened." Espino and Gonzales Mondragon left Lopez at the Natchez Trace location, got back into the vehicle, and returned to 245 Walnut Ridge Street, Ridgeland, Mississippi. Upon returning to the residence, Gonzales Mondragon, Espino, and Bencomo discussed what had occurred and decided that if ever asked, they would all say that they knew nothing about the murder of Lopez. On the evening of September 24, 2018, a search warrant for evidence concerning the murder of Aaron Lopez was executed at the residence in Ridgeland, Mississippi.

5. While executing the search warrant at 245 Walnut Ridge Street Ridgeland, Mississippi, Special Agents and Task Force officers observed that Cristian Mitchel Gonzalez Mondragon was in possession of a Smith and Wesson, 9mm, Serial Number HFZ1375 at 245 Walnut Ridge St. Ridgeland, Mississippi. Gonzales Mondragon admitted to agents that he used this gun when he shot Lopez. After he used the firearm to shoot Lopez, he placed the gun in the closet where agents recovered it during the search of the residence. 6. Additionally, it was discovered that a fourth occupant of the residence, Jesus Noe Gaxiola-Lopez, was in possession of a Remington 1911, .45 caliber, serial number RlAl 112063. This gun was found on the bed that belonged to Jesus Noe Gaxiola­ Lopez. Gaxiola-Lopez admitted to agents that he bought the gun from an unknown third party for $500.

Thus, one would expect the feds to throw a murder charge at the defendants. 

Original but erroneous booking information.


Anonymous said...

Build That Wall

Lee Morris said...

Cool! i wonder what the backstory is behind this.

Anonymous said...

Slipping in to darkness.....

Anonymous said...

MS-13 has skipped Hinds Countyand went straight to where the money is in Madison!

Anonymous said...


Hedley Lamarr said...

"Badges? we don't need no stinking badges!" Andele Andele!

Anonymous said...

Lee Morris - I'm glad that you think a murder is "Cool!"

I hope that neither you nor your family is a victim of violent crime, maybe it won't be so cool then.

Anonymous said...

Who was the poor soul that they allegedly murdered?

Anonymous said...

It’s pretty funny that people think a wall is going to change anything. I’m sure when the cartels get to the border and see a wall they will just turn around and go home. Idiots.

Anonymous said...

Why build a wall when people are tunneling underground. Think smart

Anonymous said...

You don’t know how immigration works if you think spending a shit ton of money on a wall will significantly deter illegal immigration. How do you think most illegal immigrants get here? For the majority, they come here legally but overstay their visas. Please explain what a wall will do about that? It’s like you think this is 12th a century Europe and a moat will solve your problems . But I forgot, your orange puppet master said it’s true so it’s beyond question.

Anonymous said...

For the majority, they come here legally but overstay their visas.

Link? Put up.

Anonymous said...

Monday morning bike ride on trace went by location of body drop. Lots of police, hearse, ambulance, etc. Finally some news about it.

Anonymous said...

Spend a hundred mil on a wall -,our tax dollars, not Mexicos, but who's wotried about those details anymore. That will cover the Mexico border with SW USA. What kinda wall are you going to put up around our shorelines? You think the cartels don't already realize a boat can land at Wavelabd, or beautiful Ocean Springs, or ugly Pascagoula - not to mention everything from Galveston to Houma, etc - right now. Your damn wall, and Trump's damn wall, ain't going to do a thing to stop anything. And for what it's worth, I voted against HRC and voted for Trump. So don't go off on the normal name calling and face rwality.

Anonymous said...

On the next "In the Heat of the Night" Murder on the Trace is linked to VooDoo from a murder that happened in 1960s. Stay tuned for the movie of the week on NBC.

Anonymous said...

Not to be confused with Murder on the Orient Express.

Anonymous said...

Nobody is around that remembers prohibition, the wall is going to be just as successful, even if it is eventually built.

Anonymous said...

Rip bro you'll be forever missed I pray the mfkr who took ur life gets what he deserves an that's death a life for a life rip I still CNT believe ur gone but ikno ur in a better place ppl think ur jus another dead Mexican but ur more then that ur a father an my best friend an a even better brother rip ur gonna be forever missed

Anonymous said...

6:56 pm The facts support your comments except it will cost billions not millions.
The Trump administration estimated $12 billion.
Homeland Security estimated $21.6 billion

About 125.7 million of us are employed. Of that number, a minimum of 44% don't pay federal taxes so around 70 million Americans would carry the tax burden if we paid in one year. But, of course, it will go into the debt and be paid by generations.

There have been 13 sophisticated tunnels found. Drugs and criminal illegals also come by private plane, not just by water. But, there is no such thing as a wall that cannot be breeched by humans with the right tools or multiple natural disasters.

The Brookings Institute ( has been a reliable source of information since 1916. They have an extensive essay on The Wall which includes estimates of undocumented workers in each state and the actual economic and social consequences.

You can also look up " boom /bust economics" . These political boondoggle projects that curse us result in temporary jobs that increase employment but do not create lasting jobs , temporarily boost the economy and can create strains on the infrastructure. Later, when the local economies are still paying for bonds they needed to support the boom, their economy busted. But, a politician can claim to have been misled and those who profit will have seen to it that he was appropriately rewarded.

Anonymous said...

@ 5:48 PM,5:01 PM, 5:10 PM,
After the wall increase Coast Guard & patrols on waterways.
Hire more ICE.
Than do sweeps in every state checking documentation.
We could use your help too. By voting republican. Act don't complain. MAGA!
Also, write your senator/congress person & encourage them.
But, please don't work against us like Wikileak has done by posting every ICE agent name, picture, Bio, & address/phone number online. I think that's called DOXING.

Anonymous said...

I agree that a wall won’t solve the illegal immigration problem. But there are vast sections from Texas to California where all you have to do is walk across the border. Maybe sensors would be better but the manpower to respond might be more costly . In my opinion we are wasting money on those irritating inland check points 100 miles from the border.

Jacksun said...

Ridgeland is LOST!

Anonymous said...

I didn't know you let idiots post on your blog.

Anonymous said...

6:56 and 8:59 say safety costs too much so let's ignore it.

A new set of tires costs too damned much so I'll just whistle along on these maypops that are approaching 76,000. I don't plan on hydroplaning, if I have a flat I'll call AAA and I don't drive in icy conditions anyway. So there.

Unknown said...

To those whom think and have the audacity to speak out their asses are the same people who just live in a bubble of negativity. My precious Angel is not mexican; however mixed hispanic and Puerto rican. Overall about the illegal subject- if the president would have everything organized things like this would not have happened. In fact to any family at all. The fact that an illegal was in possession of a firearm, FIRST off, should not have been,makes this world so unorganized and yet untrustworthy! The fact that they try to make us people believe we are protected is PURE BULLSHIT!they had no right to take my Angels life away! Haters will always be haters! People are so quick and ready to use a weapon n react so quick without thinking! If weapons were never made in this cruelty world we live in,other people's loved ones would still be walking this earth! Those who use weapons ARE THE MOST WEAKEST OF THEM ALL! But one thing for sure, Lopez did fight this sick cruel murderer and the fact that Lopez got hands made this murderer feel inferior BUT BECAUSE HE WAS ALWAYS INFERIOR thats why he is an illegal because he can and never will rise above my Angel or any human being! So fuck the system fuck the government fuck the president fuck the negativity fuck the illegals as well. One thing is for sure,his spirit will remain alive and he will rise from the dead and to those whom were involved in conspiracy and that fat bitch who is acting like she can just snitch and get away with it... No bitch all of you guys r out!What goes around comes around! I rest my case. RIP MY ANGEL!

Anonymous said...

I went to high school with both Christian and Noe. We grew up together. Being Mexican had nothing to do with the murder. You are so close minded and simple if you believe these things. THEY wer we’re friends with and a part of a beautiful mixed generation. All ethnicities in ridgeland highscoolvclasses 2010-2014 were beautifully interhrated. That being said, they were good kids that made bad decisions. Christian has a beautiful daughter. Noe was engaged to be married. Aaron was a very kind person. I got the blessing to get to meet him a few weeks before this happened. It pains me to think of it alll. My heart hurts for all 3 because I knew them enough to know this wasn’t them. I know they have regret. I know that they would take it all back if they could. Race had nothing to do with it. A group of white kids could have been in the same predicament. The underlying problem here was substance abuse. Methamphetamines and Xanax flood the streets. Sadly high school kids are more and more subject to these drugs. I know because I watch as my friends are slowly decaying from the abuse. I pray for Aaron’s 2 children. They had a wonderful father. I pray for Christians family. As well as Noe. I genuinely would say I wish the pain of addiction and loss on everyone that thinks gang/race violence had anything whatsoever to do with this. My heart aches still.

Anonymous said...

you will forever be missed carnalito. -D

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