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Suspicious death in Jones County still being investigated

Photo provided by Jones County Fire Council Public Information Officer Linda Cranford Photo provided by Jones County Fire Council Public Information Officer Linda Cranford
Photo provided by Linda Cranford Photo provided by Linda Cranford
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The Jones County Sheriff'sDepartment is still investigating what they call a suspicious death, which happened October 4 in the Summerland Community. The department said they arestill waiting for reports from the autopsy as well as other examinations beingconducted by the state crime lab.

The victim has beenidentified as Tommy Joe Lewis by the department. According to investigators, Lewis was found inside amobile home fire located on 52 Carter Dees Road after firefighters managed toput the flames out. Investigators said the fire appeared to be suspicious in nature. 

The case remains underinvestigation by Jones County Fire Investigator Sgt. Scott Gable and TheMississippi State Fire Marshal. 

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