Man arrested, charged with Lafayette Co. woman’s murder

Man arrested, charged with Lafayette Co. woman’s murder

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Miss. (WMC) - A Mississippi man has been arrested and charged with murder after police say they found a woman dead in a home.

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department was called to a residence for a domestic disturbance and gun shots.

When investigators arrived, they found a woman shot.

The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

Investigators arrested 76-year-old Jimmy Hester on the scene.

Hester is charged with murder and will be seeing a Justice Court Judge Monday.

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