Moss Point man found guilty of killing wife

By WLOX Staff

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Jackson County jury has convicted a Moss Point man in the shooting death of his wife. Frank Patton was found guilty of deliberate design murder Friday afternoon following a week-long trial.

Patton shot his wife Remika in the head at the couple's home on Hilma Street in Moss Point in February 2008. Investigators say the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute. They say Frank Patton also shot himself.

Patton was sentenced to life in prison and the judge ordered a mental evaluation be done by the Department of Corrections, due to a fear that Patton my try to commit suicide.

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