Mississippi man in custody for the murder of his grandmother and another relative, police said

Source: Hinds County Sheriff's Office, MEGA

Jul. 29 2021, Published 5:11 p.m. ET

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A man in Mississippi is under arrested after police say he killed his 83-year-old grandmother and another relative.

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On July 26, the Hinds County Sheriff's Office responded to a welfare check and found Sarah Hylander, 83, and David Hylander, 60, dead with gunshot wounds, WLBT reported.

Deputies were looking for Harry Hylander, Sarah’s grandson, for questioning in the shooting's immediate aftermath.

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Hinds County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Hylander at a hotel overnight in Clinton and charges are pending, according to the agency.

Police have not released what led to the shooting.

Harry Hylander was taken to the hospital for an unrelated situation and will be charged after he is treated, police say.


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