Jackson police investigating death of man who appears to have been assaulted


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating the death of a man, who appeared to have been assaulted.

The man, who has been identified as 57-year-old Jessie Lee Benfield, was found outside a home in the 3300 block of Memphis Street just after 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 11.

Police said there is no suspect information or motive at this time.


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