Vicksburg man the victim of a homicide in Texas

Published 10:52 am Thursday, February 25, 2021

LAREDO, Texas — A Vicksburg man was reportedly killed in Laredo, Texas Tuesday, but there are very few details surrounding his death. This marks Laredo’s second homicide of 2021.

At 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, an officer with the Laredo Police Department, while on regular patrol duties, found an unresponsive man lying at the end of a dead-end street.

Additional units soon responded and confirmed that the victim, later identified as Justin Heath Allen, 25, of Vicksburg, was dead. The department has since listed the case as a homicide but did not provide how Heath Allen was killed.

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The Webb County Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy and the case remains under investigation.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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