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Monroe Coroner: Caledonia man died from multiple gunshot wounds

Authorities responded to the scene on U.S. Highway 45 between Wren and Aberdeen.

An autopsy has revealed William Elliott died from multiple gunshot wounds in Monroe County.

Posted: Aug 15, 2019 1:25 PM

WREN, Miss. (WTVA) - Monroe County’s coroner confirms a Caledonia man died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Coroner Alan Gurley says an autopsy was performed Monday on the body of William Elliott, 36.

Authorities found Elliott dead on Aug. 9 at a home on U.S. Highway 45 between Wren and Aberdeen.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are investigating the death.

WTVA has reached out to both law enforcement agencies for any new information.

MBI spokesman John Poulos says the investigation is ongoing and information has been forwarded to the office of District Attorney John Weddle.

Poulos says MBI is not releasing further information at this time.

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