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Machete used to kill Fayette man

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FAYETTE, MS (WLBT) – A bizarre and brutal murder investigation this weekend in Jefferson county where a man was killed with a machete.

Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Walker said deputies were called to the scene after midnight on Oak Street in Fayette.

There they found 49-year-old Willie Queen Jr. lying behind a house dead from multiple lacerations.

Family members told WLBT that Queen suffered numerous severe cuts to the face and body.

Sheriff Walker has a suspect, 43-year-old Roy Cedric Larry in custody.

Investigators recovered a machete, with what appears to be blood, from Larry's home on nearby Cherry Street.

Queen's body was transported to the state crime lab for autopsy.

Authorities have not yet determined a motive in this murder investigation.

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