Police investigate shallow grave, unidentified body found outside Mississippi house

Published 3:59 pm Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Police investigators say they found a body in a shallow grave outside a Southaven, Mississippi, residence Tuesday, Memphis-area media reported.

WREG-TV reported that police have not identified the body, but believe the case is tied to a missing person case from Arkansas.

Southaven police arrested a man at the location on Monday, 38-year-old Michael Shane Guidry, who has been charged with credit card fraud.

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Police said they believe the missing man had been living with a family that was renting a house at 777 Burton Lane. Members of the missing man’s family told police they had not seen him in approximately two months.

Guidry lives at the house where the body was found