Chickasaw County woman killed, husband arrested

By NEMS Daily Journal

A 23-year-old Chickasaw County woman is dead and her husband is facing murder charges, according to Chickasaw County Coroner Andy Harmon said.

Harmon said authorities were called to a home on Highway 8, east of Houston, at 5:30 a.m. Sunday. Once at the scene they found Amanda Porter dead of an apparent stabbing.

Amanda’s husband Will Porter was arrested a short time later and is facing murder charges.

Harmon said Amanda Porter’s body has been sent to Jackson for an autopsy and results should be back Monday.

The case is still under investigation by the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department.

More details as they are available.