Body found on top of Ripley building

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The coroner confirmed he responded to the scene Thursday evening.

Posted: Nov 28, 2019 8:36 PM
Updated: Nov 29, 2019 6:05 PM

RIPLEY, Miss. (WTVA) - Tippah County Coroner Chris McCallister confirmed a death investigation is underway after a body was found on top of a theater in downtown Ripley.

The coroner said he got the call to the Dixie Theater between 5:00 and 6:00 Thursday evening.

However, no foul play is suspected in the person's death, according to the coroner. 

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