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Mount murdered in Oakey Streak











The Greenville Standard

Joshua J. Mount was murdered this past Friday Aug. 3 in Covington County near Hazlets Bridge which is located on Oakey Streak Road in the northern part of Covington County.

Mount was a resident of Butler County.

According to a press release by Covington County Sheriff Dennis Meeks, deputies received a call at approximately 2:30 p.m. to a subject reportedly being shot. Upon arrival deputies located a body of a Joshua J. Mount, a white male.

It was determined that the victim had died of a gunshot wound.  When investigators arrived they located witnesses and interviewed them.

After interviews were taken, the following people were charged with the crime of Murder: Tammy A. Bush, a white female; Jonathon A. Bush, a white male; Joseph Vernon Armstrong, a white male; and Christopher Bradley Bush, a white male.

All subjects charged received a $500,000 bond after they were booked into the Covington County Jail.

At this time all subjects have bonded out.

According to the press release the case is still under investigation.

Sheriff Dennis Meeks commended the hard work of the investigators and all others that were involved in this case for their diligence in solving it.



  1. All’s on November 2, 2022 at 2:40 pm

    I was just wondering if the case has been closed and all parties involved have been convicted? I never heard any else about the case please let me know I’m interested in the case. Thank you!

    • Editor on November 2, 2022 at 2:53 pm

      It is a Covington County case. The all parties were charged. I have not heard of of any results.

    • Robin kervin on January 5, 2023 at 1:53 pm

      One is in prison for 30 years. One goes Jan 10th for application for probation the other goes to court Jan. 23

      • R. Wright on January 26, 2023 at 8:17 pm

        How much time was Tammy bush sentenced to for her part?

        • Editor on April 6, 2023 at 2:17 pm

          10 years

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