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Tupelo death caused by gunshot wound, murder arrest made

Tupelo police found the body of Kelly Conway at this home on Eisenhower Drive.

Updated Article - Preliminary autopsy results indicate a gunshot wound killed Kelly Conway in Tupelo.

Posted: Aug 15, 2019 11:55 AM
Updated: Aug 15, 2019 3:40 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Police have charged a 30-year-old woman with the death of another woman in Tupelo.

Tupelo police spokesman Capt. Charles McDougald confirms police detectives and Lee County sheriff’s deputies arrested Ambra Zinn on Wednesday.


Ambra Zinn | Source: Lee County Sheriff's Department

The officers found her in the Verona area.

She is charged with murder relating to the death of Kelly Conway, 51.

Police found Conway dead on Monday in a small apartment that is attached to a home in the 1000 block of Eisenhower Drive.

Police have not released information about a possible motive or the relationship between the two women.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green later confirmed that preliminary autopsy results revealed a gunshot wound as the cause of death.

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