Sedrick DeShun Williams, 39

Sedrick DeShun Williams, 39
Body found outside building downtown; Source: WLBT

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Sedrick DeShun Williams, a 39-year-old black man, was found dead Thursday, June 28, 2018, after an apparent assault, according to the Jackson Police Department.

Sgt. Roderick Holmes said Williams had been discovered unresponsive by a resident outside the Warren Hood building in downtown Jackson with signs of being assaulted prior to his death.

At the time, JPD had classified the investigation as a death-pending case, but quickly changed that days later when detectives revealed they were looking for someone in connection with the death.

Autopsy results are still pending in the case.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call JPD at (601) 960-1234. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-8477.

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