Police called to domestic violence incident, find woman dead in carport of Mississippi residence

Published 6:56 am Sunday, April 3, 2022

Police found an adult female dead of an apparent gunshot wound at a residence on Locust Lane in west Tupelo Saturday.

Officers were dispatched to the residence at approximately 2:30 p.m. for an unwanted person and possible domestic violence incident.

When officers arrived, they found the woman dead in the carport.
Preliminary evidence shows that the woman died from a gunshot wound, but the specifics of the shooting have not been determined, police said.

An adult male, the only other person at the residence, was detained.

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No other persons of interest are currently being sought.