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Police investigating homicide in Monroe

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police have arrested Sherman Pratt for killing Earl Wayne Jinor.

Jinor was found Wednesday morning after a witness reported seeing a large pool of blood on Adams Street. 

The body was discovered behind Seafood Chemical and Supply Company.  

Police say Jinor was stabbed in the upper torso.

Police believe the victim and Pratt argued sometime during the night. 



UPDATE:

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Police are continuing their investigation into a murder at Adams and 8th Street.

The body of a middle aged black male was discovered behind Seafood Chemical and Supply Company. 

Police say the man was stabbed in the upper torso.

No suspects have been identified at this time.  Witnesses are being questioned by Monroe Police.


ORIGINAL STORY:

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police are investigating a homicide at Adams and 8th Street.

Sgt. Mark Johnson said that a resident found a pool of blood, and notified police.  In the investigation, police found a body in a field.

At this time, that is all the details released to us.  We have a crew at the scene and will have more as it becomes available.
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