UPDATE: Wednesday afternoon, Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green identified the victim as 46-year-old Keith Adam Anderson of Plantersville.
Anderson's body has been sent for an autopsy.
See the original article below.
PLANTERSVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Lee County investigators found a man dead in a Plantersville yard.
On Wednesday at approximately 5:40 a.m., Lee County officers responded to the house on Highway 6 in Plantersville.
When officers arrived at the house, they found a man in the yard, who suffered an apparent fatal gunshot wound.
The name of the man has not been released.
"The victim was identified as a current registered sex offender in Lee County," stated Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson.
The coroner said she arrived around 7:20 a.m.
An autopsy will be performed on the body, with results pending.
More information will be released as the investigation progresses.
Keith Anderson | Photo: Mississippi Sex Offender Registry