Jackson man accused of killing wife

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The Jackson Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting on Alexander Street.

Officers responded to the shooting at a home just after 11:00 p.m. on Thursday. 

Sgt. Roderick Holmes said a black female was found inside, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was identified as 48 year-old Virgil Martin. Investigators believe the suspect is her husband, 41-year-old Marcell Martin. He was seen driving away in a dark colored sedan.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Marcell Martin is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477). 

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