64-year-old charged with murder after man found dead inside Jacksonville Salvation Army shelter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Three days after a person was found dead inside a Salvation Army shelter in downtown Jacksonville, a 64-year-old man has been charged with murder.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said the victim was found dead inside his room at the shelter located on West Adams Street Monday around 6:00 a.m.

Investigators say they soon determined that the victim had been murdered and a person of interest was identified.

Dextor Anthony Hill has been charged with second-degree murder and tampering with evidence.

Hill is being held on a $1 million bond.

This is a developing story.

Samantha Mathers

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