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.
The coroner tells us an older white male was found deceased with trauma. He didn’t have any identification on him.
— Terrance Friday (@TerranceFriday) September 23, 2016
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.
Death Investigation: deceased person in vehicle on Hwy 18 behind the credit union on dead end street. More info to come.
— Jackson Police Dept. (@JacksonMSPolice) September 23, 2016
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 WJTV.com for updates on this breaking news story.