Southaven Police identify victim, suspect in weekend murder-suicide
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — The Southaven Police have identified the two individuals involved in a tragic murder-suicide.
According to authorities, 13-year-old Nathalya Hernandez from Southaven was killed Sunday night outside a home on Cedar Point Cove by Travis Carnes.
The 25-year-old reportedly shot Hernandez then turned the gun on himself.
Neighbors told WREG’s Luke Jones Carnes was the girl’s mother’s boyfriend.
Prior to the shooting, Carnes smashed his Jeep into a parked car, causing significant damage, police said.