Mississippi man charged with murder of Texas woman


CALEDONIA, Miss. – A Mississippi man remains in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center in connection to a Texas woman found dead in a Mississippi home Thursday, according to a release from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office.

Wayne Sydney Fraser
Courtesy: Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office

According to the release, a woman visiting from Texas was found dead in a Caledonia home on Thursday morning, Dec. 30, 2021, just after 8 a.m.

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office arrested 45-year-old Wayne Sydney Fraser, her husband, on murder charges.

The incident occurred at 124 Cedar Street in Caledonia. Fraser was in the area working and his wife was visiting him.

A 9mm handgun was recovered at the scene. Fraser’s bond has been set in the amount of $500,000.00.

Fraser remains in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center.

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