Woman charged with Mississippi murder after fatal shooting

Published 6:17 am Friday, August 16, 2019

A Mississippi woman has been charged with murder in a fatal shooting.

Tupelo police tell news outlets they arrested 30-year-old Ambra Zinn on Wednesday and also charged her with false pretense in the death of 51-year-old Kelly Conway.

Conway’s body was found Monday inside an apartment attached to a Tupelo home. Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green says the preliminary autopsy reports show Conway died from a single gunshot wound. Green would not release the location of the wound.

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Police haven’t said why they believe Zinn may have killed Conway. Zinn had recently been held jail for 17 days on a bad check charge.

She was released three days before her death.

It’s unclear if Zinn has a lawyer, or if a judge has considered bail.