MARSHALL COUNTY, Miss. — A fugitive on Mississippi’s Most Wanted list died of a self inflicted gunshot during a standoff with authorities Monday in Marshall County, agencies said.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation identified the man as 37-year-old George Dewitt Robinson Jr. He was wanted on a charge of sexual battery.

The MBI is investigating the incident in the 6200 block of MS Highway 4 in Holly Springs. They said no further information would be released Monday.

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Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson said U.S. Marshals and the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team were assisting with the arrest Monday morning.