Woman shot to death in DeSoto County

NESBIT, Miss. (AP) — DeSoto County deputies are investigating the shooting death of a 70-year-old woman whose body was found in her Nesbit home.

DeSoto County Coroner Jeff Pounders says Charlotte Green died of a gunshot wound. Her body was found Sunday, and has been sent to the state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.

DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco tells The Commercial Appeal Green’s death is the first homicide case his department investigated this year.

The Associated Press