Man charged in death of Monticello woman - - Jackson, MS

Man charged in death of Monticello woman

MONTICELLO, Miss. (AP) - Officials say a 48-year-old Monticello man was jailed after the death of his 72-year-old girlfriend.

Lawrence County Sheriff Joel Thames says Danny D. Nelson was charged in this past week's death of Joann Allen,

The sheriff tells the Enterprise-Journal ( ) Nelson was living with Allen at the time of the incident and the shooting resulted from a domestic quarrel.

Officers found Allen's body at the residence and arrested Nelson there. He was charged Friday with murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.


Information from: Enterprise-Journal,

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