Woman accused of killing brother in Scott County


SCOTT COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – A woman has been accused of killing her brother in Scott County. The shooting happened Monday night at a home on New Subdivision Road in the Kalem Community.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies were notified by Scott Regional Hospital that a gunshot victim had arrived in the emergency room. The man was identified as Jose Meza.

Deputies said Meza’s sister, Erika Meza, shot him during an argument. Jose later died at the hospital.

Erika was arrested in Forest by Scott County deputies without incident. She is being held in the Scott County Jail on a first degree murder charge. Her initial appearance will take place on Wednesday, April 28.

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