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Sanford Murder May No Longer Be a Mystery

Posted July 17, 1998 7:00 a.m. EDT

— Open and shut. Sanford police believe they've closed a two-day-old murder case. Friday, they arrested two 15-year old boys and another man for the murder of James Kelly Jackson.

Jackson was shot and killed Wednesday night as he was unhooking a trailer at the J.T. Davenport facility on Fayetteville Street. It was his 27th birthday. Two teenagers are charged with first degree murder. Police also arrested 21-year-old Orecko Jackson. He's charged as an accessory to murder.

Police won't comment on the relationship between the suspects.