Husband charged in deaths of Madison County mother and daughter - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Husband charged in deaths of Madison County mother and daughter

Mother and daughter found dead in Madison County home. Source: Family Mother and daughter found dead in Madison County home. Source: Family
Walter Simpson.....Source: MCSD Walter Simpson.....Source: MCSD
MADISON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) -

The husband and stepfather of a woman and her daughter found dead inside a Madison County home has been arrested and charged with their murders. 

Walter Simpson has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder, one count of arson and one count of felon in possession of a deadly weapon. He had his preliminary hearing on July 12 and according to Justice Court Clerk Cheryl Horn, evidence was bound over to the grand jury and he was denied bond again.

Forty-five-year-old Falonda Simpson and her daughter is 21-year-old Davonda Washington were found dead inside a home on Crown Road in Camden on Tuesday night. 

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Family members said that Simpson returned home and found the two women on the floor covered in blood. They also say it appeared someone tried to burn the bodies. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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