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Forrest County couple found dead identified

The Forrest County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a husband and wife. (Photo source: WDAM) The Forrest County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a husband and wife. (Photo source: WDAM)
FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The Forrest County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a husband and wife.

Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem said a call came in around 2 p.m. Wednesday from a relative asking for a welfare check after receiving an alarming phone call. Deputies found the couple with gunshot wounds at a house on Maxwell Drive in the Glendale Community. 

Klem identified the couple as Oleta Maury, 53, and Virgil Maury, 56. They were pronounced dead at the scene and the bodies have been sent to Jackson for an autopsy, according to Klem.

Forrest County Sheriff Billy McGee said that it is believed to a domestic issue and they are not seeking any suspects at this time. 

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