Body found under bridge in rural Mississippi

Published 5:40 am Monday, July 19, 2021

Mississippi authorities are investigating the discovery of the body under a bridge in Jefferson Davis County.

Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Prentiss Police Department launched the investigation after the body of a Black female was found just before 10 a.m. Sunday morning under a bridge on J.E. Johnson Road in Prentiss.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation was headed to the scene Sunday, according to the Prentiss Headlight newspaper.