North Mississippi man found dead inside his home

Published 6:46 am Sunday, January 24, 2021

Relatives are searching for clues as to why a loved one was found dead inside his North Mississippi apartment Saturday.

The dead body of a man in his mid-thirties was discovered after Okolona officials made a welfare check at the request of family members.

Chickasaw County coroner Michael Fowler said family members discovered the body inside his Jefferson Street home.  around lunchtime on Saturday.

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Fowler said he is now hoping an autopsy will shed light on how the man in his mid-thirties died.

The body is being sent to the crime lab in Pearl for an autopsy.