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Suspect arrested in Jackson teen's murder

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Cedric Ratliff (Source: JPD) Cedric Ratliff (Source: JPD)
Edward Evans Edward Evans
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A murder suspect wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Jackson 15 year old has been arrested.

Jackson police say U.S. Marshals picked up 25-year-old Cedric Ratliff Thursday.

Ratliff is currently at the Hinds County Detention Center in Raymond.

The badly decomposed body of Edward Evans was discovered July 16. 

The Hinds County coroner said the teen died from a single gunshot wound to the face. 

Evans body was found in the backyard of an abandoned home on Barrett Avenue, a day after he'd been reported missing. 

According to the coroner, the body may have been there for two weeks.

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