Clinton man murdered in Jackson - - Jackson, MS

Clinton man murdered in Jackson

Charles Duke.....Source: JPD Charles Duke.....Source: JPD
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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson police are looking for clues in the murder of a Clinton man. He was found in a secluded area of south Jackson Friday afternoon. Jackson Police identified him as 67 year old Charles Dukes. He is the capitol city's 50th homicide.

Police say Dukes was found by a citizen, inside his car on a deserted street off Highway 18. Investigators say he was shot in the back of the head.

His body is being sent to the state medical examiners office for an autopsy.

Police say they've learned from witnesses that two men were seen running from the area, shortly before Dukes was found. Anyone with information, is asked to call Jackson police.

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