Body found in ditch alongside I-20 in Marshall

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 12:06pm

Officials say they suspect foul play is involved in the death of a man found alongside I-20.

He has been identified as 33-year-old Charles Steven Ledbetter. Authorities found Ledbetter with multiple stab wounds in a ditch.

Police say they have arrested 54-year-old David Wayne Brown in connection with the alleged murder. Brown is being held in Harrison County Jail.



MARSHALL - Authorities found a body in a ditch alongside of I-20 in Marshall Tuesday morning.

Marshall police are currently investigating how the man's body ended up near the Highway 59 ramp and I-20.

Investigators say a truck driver spotted a white man's body and alerted the authorities. Foul play is suspected.

KETK will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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