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Jackson County authorities investigating homicide

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JACKSON COUNTY (KATV) - Authorities are investigating the death of a 66-year-old man.

The sheriff's office received a call Tuesday about a possible homicide in a rural area of the county.  The body of Harald Lee Hagar of Newport was found in a ditch along County Road 42 with a gunshot wound to his head.

His body was sent to the State Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

Two people have been questioned in connection to this case but no charges have been filed.  Authorities are continuing to investigate.