JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Family and friends are mourning the death of a well-known Jackson jeweler.
Hinds County Coroner Sharon-Grisham Stewart says 56-year-old Joel Clarke died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. It happened around 9:30 Friday morning at Clarke's Lakeland Drive store.
An employee said Clarke locked himself in the store bathroom before taking his life. Clarke also owned a jewelry store inside the Region's Building downtown. He is survived by his wife and four children.
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