Mississippi officials searching for answers after dead body found in empty bank building Saturday

Published 6:41 pm Sunday, August 29, 2021

Mississippi officials are searching for answers after a dead body was found in an empty bank building Saturday morning.

Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Department official report receiving a call from an anonymous person before 8 a.m. Saturday saying that a body had been discovered upstairs in the old Bank of Blountville in building in Prentiss .

Investigators soon after found the body of a deceased male in the building.

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The Prentiss Police Department, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the Mississippi Crime Lab are currently investigating the incident.