Biloxi man indicted on wife's capital murder

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A grand jury will hear the case of a Biloxi man accused of murdering his wife.

At a preliminary hearing Wednesday morning in Biloxi, Ryan Jacob Cates was indicted on one count of capital murder.

The 33-year-old is accused in the beating death of Laura Turner Cates, 29. Cates was found unconscious in the couple's mobile home in Sherwood Village in May. She later died from her injuries.

Cates remains in custody, without bond, in the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.

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