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OPD Investigates One Death, Another Injured At The Ole Miss Motel

Photo credit Forever Ole Miss Facebook page.
Photo credit Forever Ole Miss Facebook page.

 

At approximately 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 1, a 911 phone call came through dispatch reporting a welfare concern at 1517 University Ave. in a room of the Ole Miss Motel.

Upon their arrival, officers identified two white males, one subject was determined to be deceased and the other subject had sustained serious injuries. EMS arrived and were unable to help the first subject and the second subject was given medical attention and transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi.

Henry Chandler Jenkins (39) of Lafayette County, Mississippi, was pronounced deceased on scene by Lafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy. Donald Ludie Lassiter (52) of Pennington, Alabama, sustained major injuries and was transported to receive medical attention and remains in custody of the Oxford Police Department.

At this time Oxford Police Department Investigators are still working on the details of the incident, charges are pending and no further information is available at this time. Stay tuned as more information becomes available.


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