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U.S. Attorney for Southern District of Mississippi Mike Hurst said that the number of murders in Jackson as of Sept. 3 already matches 2019. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Justice

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Jackson’s Murder Rate May Break Record, U.S. Attorney Touts ‘Operation Legend’

The spike in homicides in Jackson so far in 2020 is raising concern for leaders and may be on track to break the capital city’s all-time record.


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