Former Lumberton man charged with murdering his wife

Published: Apr. 1, 2009 at 8:04 PM CDT
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LUMBERTON, MS (WDAM) - A former Lumberton man has been arrested in Pennsylvania charged with murdering his estranged wife.

Donnell Buckner, 34, was arrested by Wilkes-Barre police for a Sunday night shooting that killed Kewaii Rogers Buckner, 31.

Authorities said the woman was shot in the presence of their three children.

According to authorities, the woman had filed a court order to prevent Buckner from coming to the house because of abuse.

She was found dead on her couch.

The couple had moved to Pennsylvania from Lumberton after being displaced by Hurricane Katrina.