Waynesboro shop owner found murdered in Ellisville home

ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) - An elderly Jones County man was found murdered in his home near Ellisville Thursday morning, and authorities believe his death may be connected to a burglary of a pawn shop in Waynesboro.

Henry Charles Adcock, 65, was the manager of City Pawn Shop in Waynesboro.  His body was discovered in his home in the 1200 block of Hwy 590 Thursday morning after he didn't show up for work.

Several  items were taken from the pawn shop.  Adcock was a former U.S. Marine.

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