Mississippi firefighters discover body while battling grass fire

Published 5:08 am Monday, July 11, 2022

Firefighters discovered the remains of a body while working a grass fire Friday night.

At approximately 9 p.m. Friday, firefighters with the Jackson Fire Department responded to a grass fire on Thomas Catchings Sr. Drive.

Police officers with the Jackson Police Department were called to the scene after the body was discovered.

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The body has not been identified and the incident continues to be under investigation,