Beaten man taken off life support - - Jackson, MS

Beaten man taken off life support

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HAZLEHURST, MS (WLBT) - A man found severely beaten in Hazlehurst Saturday night was taken off life support the next day.

Hazlehurst Police Chief Byron Swilley said 32-year-old Enrique Ixcot was found bloody and beaten in the yard outside his home at 113 East Gallatin Street.

Officers responded to the scene just after 9:30 p.m.

Investigators were told Ixcot had just gotten off work.

The Guatemala native lived in the apartment building with his wife and roommate.

Officials have no motive and are searching for suspects in the brutal beating death.

"Officers found one Hispanic male lying in the yard of the residence. They noticed serious head trauma. The subject was transported from 113 East Gallatin to Hardy Wilson Memorial Hospital," said Chief Swilley.

Ixcot was air lifted to University Medical Center.

He was pronounced dead Sunday afternoon.

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