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Marion Co. authorities confident in finding murder suspect

By Kevin Wheeler - bio | email 

MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Marion County Sheriff's Department says it has leads in a homicide.

The body of 33-year-old Jeannette Tyson was found inside a home on Duncan Road in the Kokomo Monday morning.  Her throat had been cut.

Crime scene investigators wrapped up their work Tuesday afternoon and now they are processing the evidence.  Authorities say they're confident they will soon have the killer in custody.

"The crime lab and all has come down and all and they are very thorough and they have picked up on a lot of good evidence inside of the house," said Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall. "It's just a matter of time. With all of the evidence we've got, we feel like we will make an arrest on this."

 If you have information about this homicide, call the Marion County Sheriff's Office at 601 -736-5051.

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