UPDATE: Woman charged with murder after police say woman found dead in Mississippi house. She may have been dead for about 6 months
Published 12:26 pm Monday, October 10, 2022
Police have arrested a 54-year-old woman and charged her with murder after another woman was found dead in a Mississippi house last week.
Officials say the woman may who was found dead Wednesday had been dead for at least six months, maybe as much as a year.
WJTV News in Jackson reports that Phyllis Tiller Watts was arrested Friday.
The Laurel Leader-Call reports that Laurel Police discovered the body Wednesday evening in a house on Lindsey Avenue in Laurel.
Police have not released the identity of the woman.
The body has been sent to the Mississippi Crime Lab for an autopsy.