- Associated Press - Friday, May 26, 2017

RIPLEY, Miss. (AP) - Two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in Mississippi.

Tippah County Coroner Chris McCallister tells WTVA-TV (https://bit.ly/2r4R7bw ) it happened Thursday night around 11 p.m. on the outskirts of Ripley, in the southern part of the county.

McCallister says it appears a man killed a woman, then himself. The bodies have been transported to Pearl for autopsies

Authorities are not releasing any further details at this time at the request of the deceased persons’ families.

The sheriff is expected to release more details in the coming days.

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


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