Harrison County

Motive in double homicide unclear

It is still unclear if Paul Buckman killed two people over a sexual battery charge the family lodged against him in July, Police Chief Alan Weatherford said this morning.

"It's possible," Weatherford said. "We're still wrapping up loose ends."

Autopsies are pending for Buckman, found dead Monday after the slayings of Karen Ferguson, and her son, Trevor. Their husband and father is the Rev. Les Ferguson of Orange Grove Church of Christ.

Elders of the church are making arrangements for a crime scene cleanup unit to make the Ferguson's home liveable.

Sunherald.com will update as details develop on this story.