Unsolved Homicides

The Jackson Police Department is committed to using every tool possible to bring justice to the family and friends of homicide victims. Below is information on the unsolved homicides which occurred in the City of Jackson. Anyone with any information on any of these unsolved crimes is strongly encouraged to contact A/Lt. John Lillie at 517-768-8782 or via email.

James Honeycutt
James Honeycutt
Killed December 19, 2005, Case Number: 2005-034639

On December 19, 2005 at 10:20 p.m., James Russell Honeycutt, who was 30 years old at the time, was shot 1 time in his back, in the 300 block of Second St. in the City of Jackson. Mr. Honeycutt died as a result of his injuries. This appeared to be a robbery that went bad, due to the fact the suspect went through Mr. Honeycutt’s pockets.

The suspect was described as a black male weighing between 200 to 220 pounds, height was described as being between 6’ to 6’2” wearing a black puffy coat. The suspect was last seen running westbound on W. Washington St.
William "Geno" Perdue
William "Geno" Perdue
Killed January 17, 2000, Case Number 2000-001301

William Perdue was exiting his vehicle, a grey 1989 Cadillac, from his driveway situated west of his residence on W. Addison St. An assailant approached Perdue from the north, shooting Perdue multiple times and fatally wounding him.

Perdue was last seen alive at approximately 4 am. His body was discovered by a city bus driver in the driveway of his home at 7:28 am
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Connie Challoner
Killed June 24, 1983, Case Number: 1983-010935

On June 25, 1983, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Connie L. Challoner, a white female, 20 years of age, was found dead in the 100 block of E. Wesley St. alleyway. The victim appeared to have been strangled.

Additional information is needed to solve this violent homicide.