3 dead in Noxubee County shooting

By The Associated Press

MACON — Two adults and one child have been found shot to death in Noxubee County.

The Commercial Dispatch reports Wendy Boykin, her 12-year-old son, Michael Boykin, and her boyfriend, 21-year-old Courtney Shields, were found dead at Boykin’s home on Highway 14 West just outside of Macon.

A relative of Boykin’s who lives nearby called the Noxubee County Sheriff’s Office around 7:30 a.m. Monday to report the deaths.

Noxubee Coroner R.L. Calhoun said the deaths occurred within the past 24 hours.

Chief Deputy Terry Grassaree says the investigation is ongoing.

The three bodies were sent to Jackson for autopsies.