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Murder investigation underway in Jefferson Davis county

JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The Jefferson Davis Sheriff's office is investigating a home invasion and murder that happened late Friday evening.

The District Attorney's office confirms that at least one individual armed with a shot gun forcibly entered a home at the Briarwood apartments close to Highway 84, just north of Prentiss. Upon entering the apartment the suspect shot and killed a black female in her 40s. The commotion woke neighbors and the suspects fled the scene. An autopsy has been completed however the coroner's office isn't releasing the victims name at this time. The incident is still under investigation, officials have not said if they have a suspect is in custody.

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