Brookhaven police investigate apparent murder-suicide

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Brookhaven police investigate apparent murder-suicide (Courtesy: Brett Campbell / The Daily Leader)

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WJTV) – Brookhaven police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide. The shooting happened on Wednesday around 10:00 a.m. at a home on Amite Road.

According to Lincoln County Deputy Coroner Ricky Alford, 39-year-old Felicia Elmore was shot multiple times. She was pronounced dead around 10:45 a.m. at King’s Daughters Medical Center.

Alford said 38-year-old Joseph Parker died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The family said there was a dispute between Elmore and Parker.

12 News reached out to Brookhaven police for more information, and we are waiting to hear back.

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