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An alleged domestic dispute turned violent Friday evening, resulting in two fatalities in Jasper County.

"On December 16, at approximately 6:40 p.m., the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call where the caller reported what they thought to be screams and gun shots," said Jasper County Sheriff Randy Johnson.

Johnson stated that deputies responded to the residence on CR 1719, just outside of the Stringer community.

"Deputies cleared the residence and found a male, Jermane Woulard, 33-years-old, in the bedroom with visible wounds and unresponsive. Deputies then began searching the area around the home and discovered a female, Mya Ann Carter, 24-years-old, deceased outside of the residence," stated Johnson.

Johnson went on to say that It appeared that it may have began as a domestic issue that ultimately turned fatal.

"The investigation is still on going at this time. The Bay Springs Police Department responded to the scene to assist the Sheriff’s Department with crowd control. We thank all of the agencies that responded to assist at the scene," added Johnson.