LEAKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A Leake County man was charged with murder after his girlfriend’s body was discovered on Thursday.

Breezy News reported Kerri Raspberry’s body was found on the side of Withers Road south of Edinburg. According to Sheriff Randy Atkinson, it appears she had been shot. However, an autopsy is still pending.

Deputies arrested Timmy Netherland, 47, at his home on Ebenezer Road. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) is assisting with the case.