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Two Marion men, 1 woman arrested in connection to Grant County homicide

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Posted at 7:23 PM, Jun 21, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-22 19:04:29-04

GRANT COUNTY — Two Marion men and one woman have been arrested for stabbing and beating a person to death on Monday night.

44-year-old Michael Davis, of Marion, and 44-year-old James Watson, of Marion, were both arrested and charged with Murder for the death of 56-year-old Larry Jones.

Police responded to the 2700 block of West Avon Avenue at 10:24 p.m. on reports of an unconscious person. Upon arrival, they located Jones, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office announced an investigation was underway and described the case as “very active.”

Jones’ autopsy results were released Wednesday afternoon. The results show that Jones died from multiple stab wounds and blunt force trauma.

Investigators say Jones’ suffered the injuries during a physical assault.

On Thursday, police arrested a third suspect, 26-year-old Kourtney Thompson. She is charged with Murder, Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery and Theft in connection to this crime.

Grant County Sheriff Del Garcia is asking for the public’s help either by providing information on the crime or Thompson's whereabouts.

If you know or hear something, you are asked to call Grant County Crime Stoppers at (765) 662-8477 (TIPS) or Detective Lieutenant Matthew Ogden at (765) 662-9864 Ext 4214.