Woman Found Dead In Biloxi; Death Ruled "Suspicious"

An investigation is underway after a woman's body was found dead near the Biloxi back bay.

Harrison County coroner Gary Hargrove says the death has been ruled "suspicious" but released few other details.

Hargrove did say the body of a Hispanic woman was discovered at the waters edge near the 800 block of Bayview Avenue shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday.

He says the cause of death has not been determined and her name will not be released until the family is notified.