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Bassfield, MS 04/18/09

Couple found murdered in home

BASSFIELD, MS (WLBT) - A husband and wife were found murdered inside their Jefferson Davis County home Saturday.

County coroner Greg Blackwell says they died a violent death.

According to the sheriff's department, a neighbor discovered Edward Redd, 74, and his wife Chirlene, 70, dead in their den around 10:20 a.m.

Blackwell believes the two were killed late Friday afternoon but would not say how they died. An autopsy is set for Monday.

The Redds' car was stolen. The sheriff's department is looking for the gray 1997 Chevrolet Lumina with "disabled" license plate with the number J0307.

If you have any information, call the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff's Department at (601) 792-5160.

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