Lamar County murder suspect makes first appearance in court

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Lamar County woman accused in the Saturday shooting death of her husband made her first appearance in court Tuesday.

Beverly K. Kendrick, 51, appeared before Justice Court Judge Carol Ann Bustin.

Her bond was set at $1 million cash. Authorities said Kendrick allegedly shot and killed her husband, 44-year-old James Danny Kendrick, at a residence on Purvis-to-Oloh Road early Saturday morning.

Sheriff Danny Rigel said autopsy has been completed, but his office hasn't received the results yet.