Body found in Waveland still not identified

WAVELAND, MS (WLOX) - Waveland Police will spend the day after Christmas trying to identify a body found near the city's Walmart.

Authorities say the remains were found Christmas Day in a field not far from the Walmart on Highway 90. Investigators believe the remains are those of a homeless person, but haven't confirmed the identity. Police have not determined a cause of death.

The case will be investigated as a homicide, which is standard procedure until an autopsy can determine the cause of death.

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