MPD: Missing man found dead; 16-year old charged in connection with the man’s death

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UPDATE: Memphis Police said around 5:27 a.m. on Monday they found an unresponsive male in the 4900 block of Winchester. The male victim has been positively identified as 35-year-old Jeremiah Wynn.

Upon further investigation, officers arrested a 16-year-old male and charged him with Voluntary Manslaughter and Tampering with Evidence in connection to this case, according to Memphis Police.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police are searching for a man they believe was kidnapped early Sunday morning.

According to authorities, officers were called to Wooddale around 3 a.m. Sunday and found evidence of an aggravated assault and kidnapping. They believe the kidnapping happened between 1 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. that morning but they haven’t said if they’ve developed any suspects. It’s also unclear who called 911.

WREG spoke with a neighbor who doesn’t want to be identified. She says officers knocked on her door and told her their was a pool of blood at Wynn’s home.

“They just asked if we’d heard anything? If we heard any gunshots? If we’d seen the individual that he was missing,” she said, “I mean, we hear gunshots in the neighborhood all the time but we didn’t hear any that night. My husband and I, neither.”

Police said they couldn’t find Jerimiah Wynn at any local hospitals and family members said they haven’t heard from him.

Another neighbor, who also doesn’t want to be identified, told WREG Wynn lives with several people including his grandma but no one answered the door when we knocked Monday. That neighbor also says she often hears Wynn shouting and believes he has a mental illness.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH.

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