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Pike County man arrested for killing his girlfriend in front of kids

PIKE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

 A man is accused of killing his girlfriend in front of three young children in Pike County. 

George Smith, age 26, was arrested Thursday night in Lawrence County.

Pike County Chief Deputy Gregory Martin says they got a call yesterday that a woman had been shot in the head at a home on McComb-Holmesville Road. When deputies arrived, they found the victim, 25-year-old Samantha McCarty. 

The Pike County Sheriff's Office says Smith made the 911 call. 

The children are now in the custody of DHS. 

Smith is in the Pike County jail. A court appearance has not yet been scheduled. 

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