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UPDATE: Body of man found inside truck in Clay County

Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott confirms a body has been found in Clay County.

Posted: Apr 23, 2018 2:01 PM
Updated: Apr 24, 2018 8:54 AM

Editor's Note: This article has been updated since its publication

UPDATE 4-2318 7:24 - Clay County Coroner Alvin Carter confirmed the victim is 59-year-old Rodney Griggs of Okolona.

Carter says Griggs lost control of his vehicle and overturned into a creek.

He was not able to escape causing him to drown in the high creek waters.

Original Article

CLAY COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott confirms a body has been found in Clay County.

The body of a man was found Monday morning on Smith Road inside a truck.

Scott says the man was last seen Sunday going down the road during lunchtime.

He says it appears the man drove off the road and into a nearby creek.

It is still under investigation.

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