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Leake County woman found dead

LEAKE COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A Leake County woman has been murdered in what appears to have been a robbery.

It happened shortly after sunset Wednesday night on Highway-488 in the "Free Trade" community, southeast of Carthage.

Sheriff Greg Waggoner said Thursday 44-year-old Donna Cochran was found dead at her small tack shop next to her home.

He said several shell casings were found nearby.

The victim's father-in-law found the body Thursday morning after her husband, who was out of town, could not reach her.

Sheriff Waggoner is asking anyone who may have seen something out of the ordinary in that area to call his office at 601-267-7361.

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