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Elderly woman found dead, death investigated as homicide

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KOSCIUSKO, MS (WLBT) - An elderly Attala County woman is dead and state and local police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Attala County Coroner Sam Bell says 84-year-old Cora Mae Robinson was found inside her home in the 400 block of Peachtree Street in Kosciusko.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations and Kosciusko Police are conducting the probe into her murder.

Bell says investigators believe it is a case of breaking and entering. The coroner, who pronounced her death around 3:30 Sunday afternoon, would not say how Robinson was killed.

He did say that she lived alone.

No other information about the investigation is being released at this time.

Robinson's body has been sent to the state crime lab for autopsy.

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