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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Monday November 18th, 2019 :: 04:14 p.m. CST


Jackson Police are now investigating a homicide at 181 E. Chester Avenue.


Jackson Police are investigating the homicidal death of Titus Black a seventy-two-year-old black male who was found suffering from a traumatic event inside of his apartment which is located inside of 181 E. Chester Avenue, The New Southern.  Again, Mr. Black’s death has been ruled a homicide.   

On, November 16th around 10:40 a.m., Jackson Police were dispatched to 181 E. Chester to investigate the death of an elderly male subject.  Based upon preliminary evidence, Jackson Police Investigators do not believe this was a random act of violence.  The body of Mr. Black has been sent for an autopsy.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.  Jackson Police are offering a $1000 reward for information that leads to the apprehension of the suspect. 

Jackson Police are asking anyone that may have information to contact the Jackson Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 731-425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at 

Jackson Tennessee Police Department
234 Institute St
Jackson, TN 38301

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-425-8400

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