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Stone County investigators say mysterious death now a murder investigation

Investigators are now labeling this case as a murder. (Photo source: WLOX) Investigators are now labeling this case as a murder. (Photo source: WLOX)
STONE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

Stone County deputies have declared the mysterious death of Andrew Lewis is now a murder investigation. Deputies are searching for two people of interest who may have information surrounding Lewis’ death.

Investigators found the 41-year-old’s body on July 21st after a woman noticed the body on the side of the road on her way to work.

Deputies reached out to the public for assistance with information leading up to Lewis’ death.

While some people speculated he died from a hit and run, deputies say they have proof Lewis was beaten somewhere else and then dumped on the side of the road.

WLOX News confirmed deputies collected evidence over the last three weeks that indicates Lewis was hit in the head with some type of object.

According to investigators, the murder suspect then took the badly beaten body to Thelma Andrews Road. Deputies are searching for the person who committed that crime.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Stone County Sheriff’s Department at 601-928-7251.

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