Mississippi boaters find body floating in river near bridge; woman’s identity, cause of death under investigation

Published 9:41 pm Sunday, May 15, 2022

Two Mississippi boaters discovered an unidentified body floating in a river Sunday.

Authorities said they retrieved the body of a young woman in the Leaf River near the Highway 590 bridge in Ellisville, Mississippi.

Police said the identify of the woman and how she died are under investigation.

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Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Jones County Sheriff’s Office at 601-425-3147.