Madison County Sheriff probing death as a homicide - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Madison County Sheriff probing death as a homicide

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - The sheriff's office in Jackson is investigating a death as a homicide, now that the victim of an assault has died in a hospital. 

Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork says 62-year-old Booker T. Cole of Denmark died yesterday at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Cole was taken there after he was assaulted sometime before 11 p.m. Saturday.

A news release from Woolfork's office says doctors determined Cole had been shot.

The victim's body has been sent to Nashville for an autopsy.

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