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Woman arrested in shooting death of husband in western Palm Beach County

Posted at 6:55 AM, Aug 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 21:11:26-04

UPDATE: The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Friday evening that 39-year-old Marcia Maria Thompson was arrested for the death of her husband, 52-year-old Terry Thompson.


A man is dead and a woman is being questioned after a shooting near Loxahatchee.

It happened around 6:15 Friday morning at a residence in the 18700 block of Murcot Blvd.

Investigators said the homicide was the result of a domestic incident between a husband and wife.

The woman is in custody but has not been arrested, PBSO said. Investigators said she's being treated as a "person of interest."

The sheriff's office said detectives are in the preliminary stages of their investigation.

WPTV spoke with some neighbors who said the area is relatively quiet and that they didn't hear any gunshots.

Investigators have not released the names of the pair involved.