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Law enforcement identify missing man's body under bridge

Homer Myers | Source: Allison S. Myers

Law enforcement have identified a man who was found dead under a bridge Saturday afternoon.

Posted: Sep 8, 2019 5:14 PM
Updated: Sep 9, 2019 11:24 AM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - Law enforcement have identified a man who was found dead under a bridge Saturday afternoon.

In a social media post, Oxford police said they responded to a call of a body found under a bridge near Yocona River and Highway 7 South.

Family members identified the body as Homer Myers, 73.

Police said relatives reported Myers missing since Aug. 24.

An autopsy will determine the cause of death. 

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