The Texarkana Arkansas Police received a 911 call at approximately 9:30 a.m. this morning (5/25) from the Fox Creek Apartments Manager located at 4303 County Avenue.

According to a press release, the apartment manager told the dispatcher that a resident male in his forties had not been seen or heard from in about a week. The manager asked police to respond to do a welfare check on the male.

Once the officers arrived at the apartment complex, they found a male deceased inside the apartment. Detectives were notified and are currently trying to identify the male and notify the family. Detectives are still investigating the scene.


Regarding the deceased male found inside the Fox Creek Apartments earlier today, the male was identified as Earnest Jackson, forty years of age from Chicago, Illinois. The family of Mr. Jackson has been notified. The detective's investigation has led them to work the incident as a homicide. Person's Detectives are currently following up on leads, and Crime Scene Detectives have processed the scene.

If anyone has any information related to this, please contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 903-798-3154 or Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP 903-793-7867.

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