Two dead in Jefferson Davis murder-suicide

JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - According to Jefferson Davis County Sheriff Ron Strickland, andman and a woman are dead in a murder-suicide on Friday. 

The incident occurred around 3:00 p.m. at 6 Baggett Road.

According to Strickland the man and woman were separated but still married.

Authorities identified the male who allegedly shot his wife in the front yard,and went inside the residence and took his own life.

The cause of the incident is not known at this time and remains underinvestigation.

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