Missing Tennessee man found dead near Grenada

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Investigators are working to determine what caused the death of Rodney Melton, 52.

Posted: Oct 29, 2019 4:09 PM

GRENADA, Miss. (WTVA) - Deer hunters found the body of a missing Tennessee man near the Grenada County/Montgomery County line.

Montgomery County Coroner Allan Pratt said the hunters found the body of Rodney Melton, 52, Sunday morning.

He was found on a logging road south of Highway 51, Pratt said.

The coroner sent the body to Pearl for an autopsy and official identification.

Melton was reported missing on Friday in Bartlett, Tennessee, and there appeared to be no visible signs of trauma to his body, Pratt said.

Melton’s car was left in Grenada, not far from where he was found dead.

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