Disc jockey killed near Lakebottom; Suspect behind bars

21-year-old Ricardo Strozier (Source: Columbus Police Department)
21-year-old Ricardo Strozier (Source: Columbus Police Department)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating a homicide at a home near Columbus High School.

Investigators tell us, 21-year-old Ricardo Strozier has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Columbus disc jockey. 

The coroner tells News Leader 9, 25-year-old David Heath Jackson was killed at his home on Carter Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators tell us, Jackson was shot after he confronted a burglar in his home. He died from a single gunshot wound a little after 1:00 p.m.

We are told the victim's body will be sent to the state crime lab Wednesday for an autopsy.

Jackson was a disc jockey on WBOJ-FM "88.5 The Truth". Friends and family have already made funeral arrangements. [Click here to read "Friends and Family mourn loss of Columbus disc jockey".]

This is the city's fourth murder in five days and the city's tenth murder of the year.

Strozier is expected to appear in Recorder's Court Friday morning. 

Our news team is following developments in this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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