Homicide investigation in Stone County

Authorities are investigating the death of 51-year-old Sherry Johnson in Stone County as a homicide.

Johnson was found dead in her home on Johnson Road Wednesday. Stone County investigator Ray Boggs tells News 25 it is premature to know how or when Johnson died. However, an autopsy will be done today.

Stone County deputies have a person of interest in connection with Johnson’s death.

Johnson was a guidance counselor at Hattiesburg High School. The Hattiesburg Public School District released a statement saying “our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and all those impacted by the untimely loss of Ms. Sherry Johnson. Grief counselors are available at Hattiesburg High School for district employees and students.”

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