Body found in Tishomingo County creek

A death investigation is underway in Tishomingo County after a body was found floating in a creek.

Posted: Apr 4, 2018 9:25 PM
Updated: Apr 19, 2018 3:25 PM

UPDATE 04/19/18 - Tishomingo County body identified 

TISHOMINGO COUNTY, Miss (WTVA) - A death investigation is underway in Tishomingo County after a body was found floating in a creek.

Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon says a man's body was found by a passing motorist on Mt. Gilead Road about a mile south of Highway 72 west of Iuka around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Investigator Greg Mitchell says it appears the body had been there for a while and investigators were unable to identify the person.

The body has been sent to the State Crime Lab for a positive identification and cause of death. 

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