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Woman murdered in Lawrence County

LAWRENCE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A two-time convicted felon has been arrested for a murder that occurred Thursday in Lawrence County.

Danny Nelson, 48, of Monticello has been charged in the murder of Joann Allen, 72.

The sheriff's department says around 9:00 Thursday morning, officers found Allen's body at her home on Highway 27.

Nelson will also be charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and as a habitual offender.

Authorities are calling this a domestic incident.

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