Sheriff: Investigation under way after oil workers find body on rural Mississippi road

Published 6:15 am Thursday, September 8, 2022

Mississippi officials are investigating after a body was found on a gravel road in rural Jefferson Davis County.

Jefferson Davis County Sheriff Ron Strickland confirmed to the Prentiss Headlight newspaper that a body has been found in Jefferson Davis County.

According to Strickland, the body of a white male was found on Gulf Camp Road Wednesday afternoon by oil well workers.

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The discovery is under investigation and authorities are working to identify the body.