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Body found marks Jackson's first homicide of 2011

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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The new year is not quite two weeks old and Jackson has recorded it's first homicide of 2011.

Police responded to a call, shortly before 5:00 Monday night, about a body on the side of the road on South Drive near Dixon Road.

The victim is female but her name has not been released.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart says the woman was shot in the head and appears to have been dead for about four days.

"The person is probably in their early 20's," said Officer Colendula Green, Jackson Police Dept.

No arrests have been made.

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