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Man's body found in Prentiss County

A body was found Tuesday in Prentiss County after a man notices a strong odor.

Posted: Oct. 5, 2017 7:47 AM
Updated: Oct. 5, 2017 7:54 AM

PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A body was found Tuesday in Prentiss County after a man notices a strong odor.

Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar says a man was walking along the railroad track off Tishomingo County Road 135/Prentiss County Road 1495 and discovered the body of a man.

Prentiss County Coroner Greg Sparks and sheriff's deputies responded to the scene and recovered the body sometime near noon.

The body was removed from the scene and will be sent to Pearl for identification, including DNA tests.

Sheriff Tolar says investigators have an idea who the man is but are not releasing the name at this time.

However, investigators have confirmed the man was in his late 30s.

This is a developing story.

 

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