GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - We now know the identity of a woman found dead near Bayou Bernard in late September. Priscilla Earl, 36, was identified through DNA and her tattoos.
Earl's body was discovered by fishermen near the Kremer's Landing boat launch on September 27. Investigators aren't sure how she ended up there, and say she was not reported missing before she was found. Earl's mom and a sister live in Gulfport.
Foul play has not been ruled out in her death, and the investigation remains open. Anyone with information about Priscilla Earl should contact Gulfport police at 228-868-5959.