September 19, 2020

Investigation underway after dead body found on Mississippi Choctaw tribal land

The Choctaw Police Department is investigating a death after a body was discovered Monday on tribal lands in the Pearl River Community of Neshoba County.

The body was taken to the Mississippi State Crime Lab for autopsy, according to a news release from the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is assisting with the investigation, according to the news release.

No further information is being provided.