Bond set at $1M in Booneville slaying case

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BOONEVILLE, Miss. (AP) – Bond has been set at $1 million for a Booneville man charged in the fatal shooting of his fiancee.

The Daily Corinthian reports ( ) the body of 23-year-old Andrea Nicole Fleming was found last Friday in the home she shared with James Erik Robinson. Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar says Fleming died of a gunshot wound in the chest.

The 26-year-old Robinson is charged with murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Tolar says a handgun was found at the scene.

Bond for Robinson was set Monday at $1 million on the murder charge and an additional $5,000 on the firearm charge.

Tolar says Robinson was released on parole in March by the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

Tolar says an investigation is continuing.

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