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UPDATE – $1M bail for woman charged with murder

Bail has been set at $1 million for a 51-year-old Lamar County woman was arrested Saturday morning in connection to the death of her husband.

Beverly Kaye Kendrick made her first appearance Tuesday in Lamar County Justice Court.

According to Lamar County Deputy Coroner Philip Carlan, 44-year-old James Daniel Kendrick suffered massive internal injuries due to gunshot wounds resulting in his death Saturday.

Beverly Kaye Kendrick was arrested shortly after the couple’s domestic dispute and charged with murder.

Kendrick’s death was Lamar County’s first homicide of 2009.