Man arrested for killing Camden woman

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UPDATE: 1/8/2020 11:58 a.m.

MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office identified the man accused of killing a Camden woman.

55-year-old Erick Nichols was charged with murder in the death of 41-year-old Betty Allman. An autopsy showed Allman was shot in the chest.

So far, no bond has been set for Nichols.

Erick Nichols

MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found in Camden.

According to deputies, they were contacted around 6:00 a.m. on Thursday about a deceased individual. Investigators said a suspect is in custody, and deputies are questioning that suspect.

Deputies will not release the name of the victim until next of kin is notified.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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