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Husband kills wife with shotgun

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COPIAH COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A husband opened fire on his wife killing her inside their Copiah County home Friday night.

Coroner Stuart Ellis identified the victim as 66-year-old Allean Martin.

The Copiah County woman died in the trailer she shared with her husband on Martin Circle off Barlow Road near Hazlehurst.

The shooting happened sometime around 9 p.m.

Martin died of a single shotgun wound to the upper torso. She was found in her husband's bedroom.

Investigators say they had separate rooms in the mobile home.

Authorities have arrested her husband, 72-year-old Edward Martin.

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