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Initial cause of death in Walker County murder

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By WRCB Staff

WALKER COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -- Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson announced Wednesday afternoon the preliminary cause of death in the Tuesday murder of 62 year old Clarence Jackson.

According to preliminary GBI autopsy findings, Jackson died from "massive blunt force injury with compounding sharp force trauma," the Sheriff said.

Additionally, Sheriff Wilson said that "weapons and instruments used in the crime have been taken into evidence."

Eric Jackson was charged Tuesday evening with murder in his father's death and had a first appearance hearing in Magistrate Court Wednesday afternoon.

No bond was set.

 

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