Jones man allegedly kills wife

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jones County man was taken into custody Sunday for allegedly shooting his wife to death.

Authorities said the Sunday morning murder stemmed from a weekend domestic dispute between the husband and wife.

Quincey Clayton , 46, allegedly shot his wife, Alice Clayton, 46, in the chest with a shotgun.
Investigators said the shooting happened around 9 a.m. at the couple's home in the 100 block of Brown Drive.

Sheriff Alex Hodge said the Claytons had been together for years. Other sources said the couple had been separated, but recently got back together.

Clayton is being held on a $500,000 cash bond.