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Odessa Police Investigating Homicide in Central Odessa

Post Date:03/31/2020 10:06 AM

DATE: March 31, 2020
DATE/TIME OCCURRED: March 23, 2020 at approximately 2020 hours
LOCATION: 1000 Block of North Dixie (Alley behind DK)

On March 23, 2020 at approximately 2020 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 1000 North Dixie in reference to a medical call. Upon arrival, officers observed a deceased male, later identified as Samuel Dean Jones, 56 years of age, of Odessa.

The Criminal Investigation Division, Crime Scene Unit and Ector County Medical Examiner’s Office all responded to the scene. The decedent was sent to Tarrant County for an autopsy, which later determined that a homicide occurred.

At this time no arrests have been made and the investigation continues. Anyone with information in reference to this incident is encouraged to contact the Odessa Police Department or Odessa Crime Stoppers and reference Case #20-06110.

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