Officials investigating suspicious death in Jackson County

Officials investigating suspicious death in Jackson County

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.

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