Sheriff: Franklin Creek death a possible homicide

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a 64-year-old man that was found dead in his home in Orange Grove, located in the Franklin Creek Community.

The sheriff's department said John Leo Landrum was found shortly after 1 a.m. Thursday morning at his home on Shingle Mill Landing Road.

Officials said the man suffered a head wound, but they have not yet determine the exact cause of death. Sheriff Byrd said the family members have been contacted.

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