Missing Mississippi man found shot dead in Alabama

Published 4:01 pm Saturday, May 23, 2020

A man reported missing from Mississippi has been found dead in Alabama.

Bessemer Police said 45-year-old Michael Jones’ truck was found Friday about 3:30 p.m. A further search led investigators to Jones’ body in an abandoned house, WBRC-TV reported.

Police said Jones had been shot. Further details were not released.

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The discovery comes two days after someone filed a missing person report on Jones with the Lowndes County, Mississippi, Sheriff’s Office.