UPDATE: Police release name of victim in homicide

Published: Mar. 23, 2020 at 9:09 AM EDT
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Jackson Police have released the name of the 58-year-old man who was a victim of a homicide

His name is Steven Edward Adkins.

Jackson Police said officers were called to a residence in the 300 block of West Franklin Street for a subject inside that was dead on Sunday, March 22 around 5:15 p.m.

Police have arrested a 51-year-old man in connection with the crime.

Police determined that Adkins had been involved in a physical fight with the suspect about three hours earlier, inside a home on West Franklin Street in Jackson.

Police say that Adkins was found in his bed by acquaintances before 911 was called.

Jackson Police say Adkins had serious injuries that were consistent with being assaulted.

An autopsy on Adkins is scheduled for Monday afternoon.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Robert Noppe at (517) 768-8762.

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