Mary Harper, 59

Mary Harper, 59
Generic shot of crime scene tape. (Source: Miles Jackson, WAVE 3 News)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mary Harper, a 59-year-old black woman, was killed Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, after a shooting inside her home, according to police.

Tweets from the Jackson Police Department indicate the incident happened in the 3900 block of Meadowlane Drive sometime before 1:30 a.m.

Investigators say Mary Harper died from the shooting at her home.

Her son, 36-year-old Darriel Harper, has been arrested and charged with murder.

Police have not yet released a motive in the case.

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