Jeff Davis County officials investigating murder

PRENTISS, MS (WDAM) - A man is in custody, charged with the death of a Prentiss man. It happened last night outside a home on Progress Road in Prentiss. Coroner Greg Blackwell says the victim, Willie Glen Newsome, was shot multiple times with a handgun.

The incident was the result of some type of domestic dispute. Newsome was loaded into the bed of a truck and taken to the Jeff Davis County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect's identity and relationship to the victim have not yet been released.

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