Southaven Police identify victim, suspect in weekend murder-suicide

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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.