Dead body found inside vehicle in ditch along rural Mississippi road. Homicide investigation underway.
Published 6:00 am Friday, July 15, 2022
A homicide investigation has been launched after deputies found a dead man inside a vehicle in a ditch along a rural Mississippi highway.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Department reports that deputies responded to a call about the vehicle in a ditch on County Road 1438 around 8:20 Thursday morning.
Upon arrival, deputies found a dead man in the vehicle.
After further investigation, officials believe the death is related to an incident at a residence near where the victim was found.
Investigators are working the case as a homicide.