Man found dead in car on Highway 18; Homicide investigation underway


UPDATE: 09/23/2016 4:11pm The man who was shot in the head has been identified as 67-year-old Charles Dukes.

UPDATE: 09/23/2016 2:15pm Jackson police have now ruled the man’s death a homicide. JPD said the victim was shot in the head. Anyone with information, contact police.


UPDATE: 09/23/2016 2:05pm  The coroner says the deceased is an older white man with physical signs of trauma.

The man did not have any identification on him.




Photo Credit: Terrance Friday, WJTV
Photo Credit: Terrance Friday, WJTV

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – The Jackson Police Department is actively investigating after a body was found in a car behind a credit union on Highway 18.



The street is a dead end.

A possible cause of death has not been released.

The JPD says more information will be released as the investigation progresses.

WJTV is on the scene.  Tune in to WJTV and for updates on this breaking news story.


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