Pineville police have obtained a murder warrant against the ex-boyfriend of 54-year-old Lorene Potter Simpson, who was found shot to death in her home in the 100 block of Olive Street on Monday night.
The ex-boyfriend, Mark Peter O’Dell, 58, of Midland, remained hospitalized on Friday from “significant self-inflicted injuries,” police said in a news release. Police also obtained a warrant charging O’Dell with burglary.
Police said O’Dell was still in the home when they arrived Monday night and was taken to a hospital.
The investigation “continues to be open and ongoing,” police said Friday.