Harrison Co. looking for two people seen with man shortly before his "suspicious" death

By Danielle Thomas - bio | email

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Harrison County Sheriff's deputies are looking for two people in connection with a suspicious death at hotel Sunday afternoon.

Deputies say a housekeeper found the body of 51-year-old Thomas Aaton Corbin in a hotel room on Canal Road.  Authorities say Corbin's death is suspicious and an autopsy will be performed to determine exact cause of death.

Authorities say hotel surveillance shows Corbin had been with two people in the hotel. One person is a White man in his late 20s to early 30s. He is wearing camouflage, knee-length shorts, a blue shirt, and black boots. The man has brown hair with blonde dreadlocks.

The other person is a White woman with short cropped hair, wearing a gray tank top and long pants.

Both people are carrying backpacks with bedrolls.

Investigators are looking for Corbin's gray Ford F-150 king cab pickup with Jackson County tag JJ2 928.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Harrison County Sheriff's Department at 228-8971507.

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