Wayne County authorities investigate murder-suicide

WAYNE COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Wayne County authorities said a family dispute ended in a murder-suicide. Authorities said Sonya Davis, 48, was found dead Wednesday afternoon in her trailer on Waynesboro-Shubuta Rd.

Investigators said she was shot by her cousin, Angela James, 52. Authorities said James then went outside and shot herself. Deputies said the Davis and James lived together, James had moved into Davis' home on Saturday. Both bodies have been taken to Jackson for autopsy.

The motive behind shooting is still under investigation.

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