Police: Man found dead inside Tupelo apartment

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Tupelo police officers found a man dead Monday night inside an apartment on Barley Court.

Posted: May 28, 2019 3:07 PM
Updated: May 29, 2019 9:31 AM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo police officers are investigating a man’s death.

Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identified the man as Santonio Carruthers, 27, of Tupelo.

Police responded late Monday night to an apartment on Barley Court for a reported shooting.

According to the Tupelo Police Department, officers found Carruthers inside an apartment.

No arrests have been made at this time. However, police confirmed they are interviewing a person of interest.

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