Police continue probe into woman’s death, interviewing boyfriend

Published 10:08 am Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Vicksburg police are continuing their investigation into the death of a 62-year-old woman who was found dead in her home Monday afternoon by fire department paramedics.

Mary Warren was declared dead at the scene by Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey. Vicksburg police Capt. Sandra Williams said Warren sustained some sort of head trauma, adding an autopsy has been ordered, and Warren’s body was taken to the Mississippi State Crime Lab in Jackson.

Paramedics responding an E911 medical call at 119 Roseland Drive about 12:15 p.m. arrived to find Warren dead and immediately notified police.

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Warren’s live-in boyfriend was taken into custody by police Monday for questioning about the death.

“We are continuing to hold the boyfriend and we are still talking to him,” Williams said. “We intend to ask him more questions.”

She said the man, who has not been identified, is being held at the Issaquena County Correctional Facility. No charges have been filed.


About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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