May 14, 2021

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Tipton County Deputies investigating lethal house invasion in Munford

MUNFORD, Tenn. — Tipton County Deputies are investigating a deadly property invasion in Munford.

Authorities claimed it took place late Saturday night time, appropriate before 10 p.m. Deputies responded to a call in the 200 block of Gin Household Lake Street, regarding a home invasion where the resident, Donald Raye Jones, 54, had shot the assailant.

Upon arriving, deputies discovered Joseph “Joey” Benjamin Male, 48, who lived on the very same block as Jones, suffering from an evident gunshot wound. Guy was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives with the Felony Investigations Division responded and started an investigation. During the investigation, it has been established that Man owns the assets the place Jones is a tenant.

Deputies have responded to the home beforehand as the result of an ongoing civil dispute among the two get-togethers.  The report designed to the Tipton County Sheriff’s Business indicates Dude obtained entry into Jones’ home soon right before 10:00 PM, resulting in Guy being shot by Jones.

Tipton County Medical Examiner Dr. Buffy J. Prepare dinner manufactured the scene and has ordered an autopsy, which will be carried out at the Regional Forensic Heart in Memphis, according to TCSO.

“This remains a pretty energetic and on-likely investigation, Sheriff J.T. ‘Pancho’ Chumley, said in a press launch. “If anybody has details in this situation, remember to get in touch with the Legal Investigations Division at 901-475-3300, Central Dispatch just after hrs at 901-475-4300, cellphone in ideas at 901-475-3307, email strategies to [email protected] or Fb Sheriff J.T. Pancho Chumley. Anonymous tips might be submitted to the Tipton County idea411 application or by texting “Tipton” to 847411.”