July 20, 2023

75-Year-Old Forrest County Woman Charged In 2018 Death Of Her Husband

Morgan Howard

A Forrest County woman has been charged with murder in relation to the 2018 death of her husband.

75-year-old Harriet Mooney Howe is currently being held in the Forrest County Adult Detention Center on a one million dollar bond.

She was formally charged by Forrest County investigators with first-degree murder.

Howe is accused of killing her husband, George Howe, in April of 2018, at their marital home in the Dixie community.

The Forrest County Sheriff’s Department said they never closed their investigation into George Howe’s death.

The Sheriff’s Department said,

“Thanks to advancements in digital forensics and the continued efforts of FCSO investigators, key evidence was finally uncovered that lead to the arrest of Harriet Howe for the murder of her husband.”

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