2 dead in Covington County murder-suicide

2 dead in Covington County murder-suicide
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COVINGTON COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Two people are dead after a murder-suicide Sunday night in Covington County.

The incident occurred around 7 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Arbor Road in Mount Olive, according to Covington County Undersheriff Terry Holbrook.

"The female victim, Tina Grayble Emfinger, was found in the front yard, she was pronounced dead on the scene," Holbrook said. "The male, who was the shooter, William Allen Emfinger, 51, was taken to a Covington County hospital where he later died from his injuries."

According to Holbrook, the couple had been married less than a month.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations is helping with the investigation and it is still ongoing.