Moss Point mayor, wife both charged with simple assault

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – Moss Point Mayor Mario King and his wife, Natasha, are both facing charges of simple assault-domestic violence following an incident at their home Thursday, Oct. 19.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Natasha King reported the fight to deputies on Friday when she visited the Sheriff’s Office in Pascagoula, and investigators talked to both parties before filing their report. Both the mayor and his wife are set to be in court to face the charges Dec. 11.

According to affidavits filed in Jackson County Justice Court, Mario hit Natasha with a fist and open hand, and Natasha hit Mario with an open hand.