Police: 1 charged with murder of 81-year-old Lexington man

LEXINGTON, Miss. (WJTV) — One person is in custody in connection with the murder of well-known barber in Lexington.

Police said they charged 55-year-old Wilson A. Jones with capital murder.

81-year-old  William Zeigler was found dead in his home on North Street, according to the Holmes County Coroner.

Police said the suspect and the victim knew each other. It appears that Jones tried to rob Zeigler, authorities said.

His body was taken to the state crime lab for autopsy.


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