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2nd Arrest in Union County Murder Investigation

Apr 14, 2014 -- 4:36pm



A second person has been charged with murder in the death of an Anna man. Union County State's Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds says 25-year old Travis D. Turner, of Dongola, faces first degree murder charges in the death of James Morrison.  34-yearold Jessie L. Bell, of Anna, was previously charged in the murder.  The 46-year old victim was found lying outside a home on Douglas Street early Saturday morning. He was later pronounced dead at Union County Hospital. Prosecutors say Turner and Bell hit Morrison in the head. Turner is accused of using a piece of lumber. Both men are being held in the Jackson County Jail. Court appearances are scheduled for Tuesday morning.

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