Man found dead in Oxford motel, another seriously injured

OXFORD, Miss. (WJTV) – One man is dead after a welfare check at an Oxford motel.

The Oxford Police Department responded to the Ole Miss Motel around 8:30 p.m. Saturday and found one man dead and another man with serious injuries according to the Oxford Eagle.

Henry Chandler Jenkins, 39, of Lafayette County, was pronounced dead by Lafayette County Corner Rocky Kennedy at the scene.

The second man was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi for treatment; he is still in custody of the Oxford Police Department.

This is a developing story.

Please stay with WJTV as more information.

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