Deadly stabbing at church

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) UPDATE: The victim is a 60 year-old, black male however, his name is not yet identified while investigators attempt to locate his next of kin.

The suspect left the scene walking.  He is described as a black male, of medium to heavy build and was last seen wearing a two-toned hooded top and dark colored pants.

Anyone with information about the suspect or his whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).

This investigation is ongoing.


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson Police are investigating a deadly stabbing located at a church in the 100 block of Alta Woods Boulevard.

Officers say the stabbing happened Sunday morning just before 7:00.
According to Police, a man was stabbed in the upper body after an altercation with another man.

The suspect then ran away. Both the victim and suspect are believed to be homeless and were there to be served food when the incident occurred.

We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

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