Thursday, May 23 2013 7:31 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:31:22 GMT
The pastor and members of a Jefferson county church make the gruesome discovery of a body on the way to Bible study Wednesday evening. Sheriff Peter Walker said a woman's body was found just before 6:30More >>
Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Walker has identified the woman found dead in the cemetery of East Mount Olive Baptist Church Wednesday night.
Officials confirmed the 57-year-old woman killed in the shooting at Keesler's family campground was the shooter and committed suicide Sunday.
According to officials, the shooting victim, a 66-year-old man, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The incident reportedly stemmed from a domestic disturbance.
Keesler has not released the names of the two involved in the shooting. However, Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said the man is retired from the Army and the woman reportedly had a Louisiana driver's license.
A press release issued by Keesler stated, the shooting started at around at 8:15 a.m. Sunday at the camp ground located off base, near Thrower Park, just north of Pass Road on Atkinson Road in Biloxi.
Keesler officials stated the scene was secured by Air Force Office of Special Investigations for an initial investigation.
Officials said, the incident was deemed isolated and posed no threats to Keesler's mission or resources.
Friday, May 24 2013 5:52 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:52:06 GMT
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. It included the laying of a wreath at a fallen officersMore >>
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 4:45 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:45:22 GMT
First responders from in Laurel and Jones County were treated to Lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility. As part of National Emergency Service Week, for the last 12-years Wayne farms has hostedMore >>
First responders from in Laurel and Jones County were treated to lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility. More >>