Homicide of Eddie Nelson Jr.
|Homicide of Eddie Nelson Jr.|
Victim Eddie Nelson Jr.
|Location||Muscogee County Jail, 700 E 10th St, Columbus, Georgia, USA|
|Coordinates||32°27′50″N 84°59′01″W / 32.4639394°N 84.9835128°W|
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|Date||September 5, 2020|
|Victims||Eddie Nelson Jr., white male|
|Assailant||Jayvon Hatchett, black male|
On August 25, 2020, 19-year-old black male Jayvon Hatchett stabbed an AutoZone employee because he "felt the need to find a white male to kill" after "watching Facebook videos of police shootings."
On September 5, 2020, Hatchett's white cellmate Eddie Nelson Jr. was found beaten to death in their cell. Hatchett is suspected in the killing.
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