Person of interest in custody in Clarksdale murder - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Person of interest in custody in Clarksdale murder

CLARKSDALE, MS (WMC) -

One person is in custody in connection to the woman who was shot and killed after answering the door of her Clarksdale home late Saturday night.

George Messenger says he and his wife Myrtle heard someone knocking at the door. According to Messenger, he heard his wife ask who it was, then he heard the gunshot that took her life while he was in the next room.

Clarksdale police said they believed the Messengers' home was targeted, but have not found a connection between the couple and the murder.

Prosecutors have not yet filed any charges.

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