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Two people dead in Lamar county; possible murder-suicide

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LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The Lamar County Sheriff's department responded to a double shooting in the Oak Grove community Thursday evening.

The incident happened on the corner of King Road and Pompano Drive. One body was found inside a house and another body inside a vehicle. Officials said clues at the scene indicated the incident took place several days before it was discovered.

Authorities said the bodies were identified as a man, age 53, and a woman, age 46, who were in a long-term relationship.

Lamar County deputies are reassuring the public there is no third party involved in this incident.

Officials are currently investigating this as a possible murder-suicide.

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