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UPDATE: Bastrop murder victim identified, suspect info. released

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MOREHOUSE PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Bastrop Police are investigating the murder of Jimmy Lee Davis.

Chief Downey Black says 49 year old Jimmy Davis was found dead in his home on East Jefferson Sunday night around 10:30 p.m.

Little information has been released, but witnesses describe the suspect as black male, about 5'6", 19-20 years old. He's said to have a dark complexion, muscular build, and hi-low haircut.

If you have any information, call Morehouse Crime Stoppers (318) 281-0050, or Bastrop Police (318) 281-1322.

Original Story:

MOREHOUSE PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Police in Bastrop are investigating what they call a murder, but they are not saying much.

Police say it happened Sunday night on West Jefferson around 10:30 PM. They say one person was killed.

Police have not yet released the gender or name of the victim, or any further details regarding the incident. KNOE.COM and KNOE 8 News will have more on this story as details are released or become available.

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