OXFORD, Miss – At approximately 8:30pm October, 1 the Oxford Police Department received a 911 call reporting a welfare concern in a room of the Ole Miss Motel on University Ave.
Upon their arrival, officers identified two white males, one subject was determined to be deceased and the other subject had sustained serious injuries. EMS arrived and were unable to help the first subject and the second subject was given medical attention and transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi.
Henry Chandler Jenkins (39) of Lafayette County, MS was pronounced deceased on scene by Lafayette County Corner Rocky Kennedy. Donald Ludie Lassiter (52) of Pennington, AL sustained major injuries and was transported to receive medical attention and remains in custody of the Oxford Police Department.
At this time Oxford Police Department Investigators are still working on the details of the incident charges are pending and no further information is available at this time.
More information will be released as it is made available.