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1 woman dead, suspect arrested after shooting

One young woman is dead and a suspect is in jail following an early morning shooting at a Hattiesburg apartment complex.  The Forrest County Coroner's office identifies the victim as 22-year-old Kemiaya Jackson. 

They say she was found about 1 a.m. in the bedroom of her apartment at the Boardwalk Apartments on Campbell Drive.  Hattiesburg Police say Jackson apparently died from a single gunshot wound to the head from a .22 caliber handgun.  

26-year-old Perry Graves of Mt. Olive has been charged with 1 count of murder in connection with Jackson's death.  He was arrested by Hattiesburg Police several hours after the shooting today. 

Police are still investigating, but they say there was a prior association between the victim and the suspect. 


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