Hernando Police investigating shooting death of woman

Police investigating woman found shot dead

HERNANDO, MS (WMC) - Hernando Police are investigating the shooting death of a woman.

Officers have been along the 1600 block of Edgewood Boulevard off Jaybird Road.

According to Hernando Police Chief Scott Worsham, a woman was found dead from a gunshot wound Wednesday night.

Police later identified the victim as Michelle Swinney.

Her ex-husband is now being questioned in the case.

He told officers she committed suicide, but the chief says they are considering the death "suspicious."

This is an ongoing investigation.

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