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UPDATE: Avery Underwood has been charged with murder. His bond was denied.
ITAWAMBA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson confirms to WTVA 9 News that a man is in custody, accused of killing his wife.
According to Dickinson, the wife was apparently strangled.
The husband is identified as Avery Underwood. The victim is identified as Destiny Underwood, 19.
Sheriff Dickinson says it happened on Footney Brown Road, north of Fulton.
At this time, Avery Underwood has not been formally charged. He's expected to go before a judge soon.
The sheriff says there was a three-month-old child there as well. The child is now with family members.
An autopsy will be performed to determine the official cause of death.
"It's just a tragic situation that we walked into," the sheriff said. "It's one of the tough ones."