JAYESS, Miss. – Authorities are searching for a Mississippi man who they say shot and killed a neighbor, two houses on fire, and then disappeared in rural south Mississippi woods.
Lawrence County Sheriff Lessie Butler tells the local media that the search for 56-year-old Tony Wilson resumed Wednesday morning after they hung on for about 3 hours
Butler says the state fire marshal’s office is also investigating the burned buildings.
Researchers believe Wilson shot and killed a neighbor, Henry Peavey, in a dispute over a piece of land.
Authorities also say Wilson is injured Peavey’s wife, although the nature of Kathryn Peavey the injuries is still unclear. She was admitted to the hospital in Jackson.