Homicide Investigation In Jefferson County

(Imperial) Authorities in Jefferson County are asking the community for tips in a homicide investigation.

Sheriff’s deputies found 30-year-old James Rhodes of Imperial suffering from severe injuries Friday morning near East Four Ridge Road.

Rhodes was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Investigators are not commenting on his suspected manner of death and no suspects have been arrested.

Anyone with information about Rhodes’ death or where he was late Thursday or early Friday should contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office detective bureau at 636-797-5515.