Woman charged with murder of fiance - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Woman charged with murder of fiance

Bernice Parker Johnson (Source: Horn Lake Police Department) Bernice Parker Johnson (Source: Horn Lake Police Department)
HORN LAKE, MS (WMC) -

A Horn Lake woman is accused of shooting her fiance on Wednesday night.

Bernice Parker Johnson, 65, called Horn Lake Police Department around 11:40 p.m. and said she shot her fiance, James Watkins Jr., 68, at her home in the Belle Meade subdivision.

According to Horn Lake police, officers found Watkins Jr. dead in Johnson's home in the 6700 block of Countrywood Road.

Police say Johnson called them and said she shot Watkins Jr. during a fight.

He died on the scene.

Johnson was arrested and charged with one count of murder. Her bond is set at $250,000.

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