BOONEVILLE, Miss. (AP) An Alabama woman has been charged with murder in the shooting death of her mother near Booneville.

Authorities say 66-year-old Jane Jones was shot in the abdomen and arm Tuesday. Her daughter  46-year-old Rebecca Lynn Jones, of Lexington, Ala. is jailed in Prentiss County in lieu of $1 million bond.

Sheriff Randy Tolar told The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that investigators have recovered a weapon believed to have been used in the shooting.

The shooting occurred at the victim's house.

 

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