• Woman found dead inside DeSoto County home, death investigation underway


    DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. - Investigators are searching for clues after a Mississippi woman was found dead inside a DeSoto County home.

    Police Chief Scott Warsham told FOX13 a 55-year-old woman's body was found in the 1600 block of Edgewood around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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    The call came in as a suicide, but investigators are still looking at the details surrounding the case, according to the chief.  They sent a number of items to the state crime lab, but would not say what those items were.

    Police said the woman's ex-husband was in the home at the time of her death. He has not been charged.

    The chief of police told FOX13 they hope to have a ruling on the case -- whether it was a suicide or homicide -- within a few days.

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