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Tunica, Mississippi 38676

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Local Man Questioned in Homicide Investigation

Tunica, Mississippi – The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI), is investigating a homicide that occurred at 1075 Terrell Street.  On Wednesday, June 2nd, a 911 call was received at 9:03 p.m. in reference to a shooting.  Officers arrived within two minutes of the call and determined that Rhonda Layton Johnson had been shot.  She was pronounced dead at the scene. Sylvester Johnson was transported to the Sheriff’s Office for questioning.  No official charges have been filed at this time.



 /r/Randy Stewart, Chief Deputy


Any further details regarding this case will be released by MBI.