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90-year-old Smith County man beaten to death

SMITH COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Smith County authorities are investigating the beating death of a 90-year-old man found in his apartment outside of Raleigh Wednesday night.

Mims Bowen died Thursday morning at UMMC. His son discovered him alone in his apartment around 10:20 p.m.

Sheriff Charlie Crumpton says it appears Bowen suffered blunt force trauma to the head, but says he's not sure what was used in the beating.

Investigators have no motive and are trying to figure out if Bowen was robbed.

Smith County Coroner Billy Allen says an autopsy will be conducted Friday morning.

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