POTTS CAMP, Miss. (localmemphis.com) – The Marshall County Sheriff says a man and woman are dead after an apparent murder-suicide Tuesday morning in Potts Camp.
Sheriff Kenny Dickerson tells Local 24 News it happened about 10:00 a.m. at the Williams Medical Clinic on S. Center Street. He says a man walked into the clinic and shot his wife, who was the receptionist. The man then shot and killed himself. An airwing was called for the woman, but she died before it arrived.
The sheriff tells Local 24 News the couple was from neighboring Benton County in the Ashland area. He says they were going through a divorce and fighting over child custody.
UPDATE: 3:45pm Marshall County Coroner James Anderson confirms the names of those who died are Carl Robinson, 43, and Latoya Thompson, 33.