Breaking news: Officials investigating shooting
A former fish and wildlife officer is in custody following the death of his wife last evening (June 2).
Sylvester Johnson, 51, of Tunica was arrested by law enforcement officials shortly after 9 p.m. last night. He remains in custody pending an initial appearance, at which time charges will be brought.
Chief Deputy Randy Stewart of the Tunica County Sheriff's Department said the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations is now handling the case, but two deputies with the SO were initially summoned to the scene at 1075 Terrell last evening.