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Woman killed at home; 76-year-old arrested

May 31, 2019

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A woman is dead and a 76-year-old Mississippi man is in custody following a domestic disturbance in Lafayette County.

WTVA-TV reports deputies were dispatched to a home in the county Friday and found a woman had been shot to death.

Sheriff’s Major Alan Wilburn says investigators arrested Jimmy Hester at the scene. He faces a charge of murder and is scheduled for a court appearance Monday.

It was unknown if he has an attorney who could speak on his behalf.

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Information from: WTVA-TV, http://www.wtva.com

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