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Police closer to arrest in 24-yr-old's murder

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Authorities believe they are closer to finding the person responsible for a Jefferson County murder, where a woman's body was dumped near a church cemetery.

Sheriff Peter Walker says they have a person of interest in the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Trencia Collins of Fayette.

Wednesday church members discovered her body at East Mount Olive Baptist Church on Red Lick Road.

Collins died from a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Walker expects an arrest to be made in the coming days.

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