Woman, 49, found dead in Waveland home

WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Officials say a woman has been found dead in her home in Waveland.

The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1QizjA7) Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk says 49-year-old Karen Humphries was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon.

Faulk says she was found inside her home after someone called to have police perform a welfare check.

Waveland Police Chief David Allen says he couldn’t confirm any details about the woman’s death until he speaks with family members.

Faulk says Humphries’ body was sent to Jackson for an autopsy.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Information from: The Sun Herald, http://www.sunherald.com

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