Valdosta police investigate homicide near VSU campus

| October 21, 2016


VALDOSTA – Valdosta police are investigating a homicide north of downtown Valdosta, near the Valdosta State University campus.

According to VPD, officers received a call from concerned family members of Jalon Jackson, 20, around 6 p.m. Wednesday, telling police they had not heard from him.

Police say they found Jackson dead at a home in the 1100 block of North Toombs Street.

The death was a result of foul play and is being investigated as a homicide, according to VPD. Investigators are currently analyzing evidence and speaking with witnesses.

Police say the incident doesn’t appear to be a random act and investigators have already developed persons of interest.

Anyone with any information regarding Jackson’s death is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department.


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