Bodies of male, female found in Benton County

Law enforcement suspect foul play in the deaths of a male and female whose bodies were found Wednesday afternoon in northwest Benton County.

Posted: Jan 1, 2020 6:42 PM
Updated: Jan 3, 2020 4:55 PM

ASHLAND, Miss. (WTVA) — Law enforcement suspect foul play in the deaths of a male and female whose bodies were found Wednesday afternoon in northwest Benton County.

That word came from Sheriff Robby Goolsby who said some people riding four-wheelers discovered the bodies 20 feet off of Hebron Church Road in Lamar.

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He added they made that discovery around 3:15 p.m.

Goolsby said his department and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are working the case.

Benton County Coroner Larry Hobson initially confirmed the discovery of those two bodies.

Updated Article - Sheriff identifies bodies found in Benton County

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