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Man charged with murder after body found in freezer

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WALTHALL COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - Authorities say a 56-year-old man has been charged with murder after the body of his live-in girlfriend was found shot and stored in a freezer at the couple's home near Tylertown.

Robert Wayne Silvia is charged in the death of 52-year-old Darlene Berthelot. He was arrested Friday in Walthall County where his bond was set at $250,000.

Deputies found Berthelot's body in the freezer Thursday at her home in Jayess after responding to a call from her daughter asking them to check on her.

Authorities say Berthelot had been dead about four or five days before the body was found.

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