Crime Mississippi Trio Charged in Rape and Murder of 18-Year-Old Found Dumped on Side of Road It took more than a month for medical examiners to identify Amya Carey's remains By Chris Harris Chris Harris Twitter Chris Harris has been a senior true crime reporter for PEOPLE since late 2015. An award-winning journalist who has worked for Rolling Stone and MTV News, Chris enjoys prog rock, cycling, Marvel movies, IPAs, and roller coasters. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 4, 2022 12:09 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Three people have been charged with capital murder in Mississippi for the roles they allegedly played in the kidnapping, sexual assault, and fatal shooting of 18-year-old Amya Carey. At a press conference held Friday, the Jackson Police Department announced the arrests of Dewitt Anderson, 34, Cedric Banks, 37, and Kaymia Blackmon, 19. Jackson Police Department Deputy Chief Deric Hearn told reporters Carey's remains were found on Feb. 15 — dumped on a city street. Carey died from multiple gunshot wounds. Her remains were identified two weeks ago. According to Hearn, relatives said that Carey had left home on Feb. 15 to pick up Blackmon, her friend. Blackmon, he said, was with Anderson, her boyfriend. That evening, Blackmon, Anderson, and Banks — Anderson's brother — tried to have sex with the teen, but she refused, Hearn said. Harris County (3) At that point, Hearn explained, Carey and Blackmon allegedly started fighting, and Anderson allegedly pulled out a gun and shot Carey. Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Sign up for PEOPLE's free True Crime newsletter for breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases. The injured teen was placed in a car and later, raped by one of the suspect, according to Hearn. Before she was dumped on the street, Carey was allegedly shot twice more. Plea information was unavailable Monday. All three suspects are being held without bond. PEOPLE was unable to determine if any of them had attorneys who could address the allegations on their behalf.