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Bond set for Pike County man accused of murdering girlfriend

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PIKE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

According to Pike County authorities, a man accused of killing his girlfriend last week remains in Pike County Jail held on $300,000 bond.

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

26-year-old George Smith was arrested last night in Lawrence County.

Pike County Chief Deputy Gregory Martin tells us 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 department says Smith made the 911 call. 

The children are now in state custody and Smith is being held in the Pike County jail.

A court appearance has not yet been scheduled. 

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