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Murder investigation underway in Clarke County

Photo courtesy MGN.
Photo courtesy MGN.(KKTV)
Published: Sep. 6, 2020 at 10:01 AM CDT
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CLARKE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are currently investigating a homicide in Clarke County near Pachuta.

Authorities with the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department said a call was received in regards to a body of a black male between the ages of 50-70 years old was found on Highway 18 near Highway 512 at around 7:30AM Sunday morning.

Officials say the victim had multiple gunshot wounds. The victim has yet to be identified, but the MBI did find this cross on a silver chain necklace around his neck.

Necklace in Clarke County Murder
Necklace in Clarke County Murder(MBI)

If you recognize this necklace, or if you have any information, please call the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department (601-776-3956) or East Mississippi Crimestoppers (855-485-TIPS).

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