Man found shot to death after fight with wife in Edwards

Published 8:37 am Monday, April 26, 2021

EDWARDS (AP) — Authorities are investigating how a man was killed during a fight with his wife near Jackson.

Marcus Butler, 32, was shot multiple times in the chest Sunday afternoon at a home, Hinds County sheriff’s officials said.

Deputies were called to the area about a domestic incident and found Butler dead, Sheriff’s Capt. Tyree Jones said.

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His wife had been assaulted, and that a third person is believed to have been the shooter, authorities said.

Witnesses are being questioned to determine if charges will be filed.