JACKSON, Ala. (WKRG) — Jackson Police Chief Jerry Taylor confirms the victim in Thursday’s shooting was 72-year-old Thearthor Dixon of Thomasville.
Dixon was shot and killed near his logging truck around 5 a.m. Investigators are still interviewing witnesses but it appears the robbery may have been the motive.
No suspect, or suspects, have been named at this time. An employee at a nearby gravel pit located Dixon’s body and called 911.
Police hope to release more information soon.