Someone fatally shot the former boyfriend of a Mississippi woman who was burned to death, and investigators are questioning a suspect.
Travis Sanford, 33, was killed Friday morning at a home in Courtland, Panola County Sheriff Dennis Darby said.
District Attorney John Champion confirmed that he was Jessica Chambers’ boyfriend when she was burned to death in Courtland in 2014.
Sanford was incarcerated at the time and was cleared in her death, Darby said.
The suspect in Sanford’s death fired a shotgun while running from Sanford’s house about 7:30am on Friday morning the Clarion Ledger of Jackson quoted Darby as saying. Sanford’s girlfriend and two small children were in the home, he said.
‘It’s terrible,’ Darby said of the shooting. ‘We are trying to find out what led to the shooting.’
Darby said the suspect and Sanford had been in the home for a period of time prior to the shooting.
Panola County Coroner Gracie Gulledge said Sanford’s body was being sent to the state medical examiner for an autopsy.
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Source: Daily Mail