Tupelo police investigating possible homicide

Updated Article - The death of a woman in Tupelo may be the result of a homicide, according to Tupelo police.

Posted: Aug 12, 2019 11:46 AM
Updated: Aug 15, 2019 4:25 PM

UPDATE on 08/15/19Tupelo death caused by gunshot wound, murder arrest made

The original story is below.

Tupelo police responded to a home on Eisenhower Drive.

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo police are investigating a possible homicide after they found the body of a woman.

Police officers responded Monday morning to a home in the 1000 block of Eisenhower Drive

Law enforcement and medical personnel could be seen at a house there, which was set off with yellow police tape.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green was later seen on the scene.

Medical personnel later used a gurney to carry a covered body away from the property.

Police later confirmed that officers found an adult female dead in a small apartment that is attached to the home.

UPDATECoroner identifies body found at Tupelo home

The preliminary investigation indicates a possible homicide, police stated.

Eisenhower Drive is located west of South Gloster Street and south of Tupelo Middle School.

 

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