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D'Iberville Police investigating homicide of military member

D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) -

Troy Roberts the husband of a Philomena Roberts, the woman who died from a gun shot wound to the chest Wednesday morning, has been taken into custody for a concealed weapon violation. D'Iberville Police Chief Wayne Payne said Troy Roberts, was concealing a switch blade.

Troy Roberts has not been charged with his wife's murder.

D'Iberville police are calling Philomena Robert's death a homicide based on physical evidence.

Police said Philomena Roberts, was a member of the military. And the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) has been called in to assist on the case.

Officials said Philomena Roberts' husband called 911 around 5 a.m. When emergency crews arrived at the home on Forest Drive, they found her laying on the floor dead.

If you have any information that could help investigators, call the D'Iberville Police Department at (228) 396-4252.

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