UPDATE: Corinth Police investigating possible murder-suicide

By NEMS360.com

The Corinth Police Department is investigating a possible murder-suicide from Sunday.

Here is a release from the Corinth Police Department:

On Sunday, January 10th, Alcorn County E911 received a call of shots fired at 1609 N. Madison Street, Apt. A. Corinth Police Dept.
officers responded immediately.

Upon arrival, officers found a white male, later identified as Brad D. Johnson of 804 Linden Street, Corinth, DOB 07/18/1970, under the carport with a single gun shot wound to the upper chest laying on top of a white female, identified as Amanda Johnson, DOB 07/08/1980. Magnolia Regional Health Center Ambulance Service also responded to the scene.

Upon their arrival both subjects were pronounced dead on scene.

During the investigation it was discovered that the two individuals were going through a divorce. The victim, Amanda Johnson, lived at the N. Madison Street address. The suspect, Brad D. Johnson, had parked his vehicle approximately 1/2 a mile away from the victims home.

The suspect was hiding around the side of the house when the victim arrived home. According to witnesses, the victim exited her vehicle and was approached by the suspect.

The victim began telling the suspect to leave, that he was not suppose to be there. The suspect then fired one shot at the victim, wounding her in the chest. He then sat beside her on the stairs and shot himself.

The investigation is still on going and being conducted by Detective Josh Fortenberry and Captain Ralph Dance.

Watch for more on this story at NEMS360.com and the NEMS Daily Journal newspaper.

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