Fatal stabbing victim found lying in street - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Fatal stabbing victim found lying in street

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson police are investigating a second fatal stabbing this weekend.

This time officers need your help identifying the man found dead on a west Jackson street.

JPD Officer Colendula Green said police received the call just after midnight.

Investigators found the victim laying in the street in the 1300 block of Central Street near Magnolia Street.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart said the man died of a single stab wound to the chest.

The case is being investigated as a John Doe while officials try to confirm his identity.

The coroner said the homicide victim has the word "Scorpio" tattooed on his right arm.

"We're still just trying to determine the identity. He was a black male subject in his late 40's, approximately 5'10", slender build. So we're just pretty much asking anybody if they know any information on this incident to notify us," said Officer Green.

If you believe you know the name of this stabbing victim or anything about this crime call Jackson police at 601-960-1234.

You may also provide information anonymously at Crimestoppers at 601-355-TIPS.

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