JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify a body found in the Vancleave area.
Chief Deputy Sheriff John Ledbetter said shortly before 8 a.m., a county maintenance employee found the body in the woods off Seaman Road.
Ledbetter said the body is that of a man who appears to have been in the woods for several days.
Officials confirmed the death is suspicious and being investigated as a homicide.
WLOX News Now has a reporter on the scene. We will update this report as more details become available.