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Sheriff: Body found in Itawamba County, one person in custody

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Updated - Dickinson later confirmed investigators have one person in custody and are treating the death as a capital murder case.

Posted: Feb 12, 2020 5:12 PM
Updated: Feb 13, 2020 1:21 PM

FULTON, Miss. (WTVA) - Itawamba County deputies found a body Wednesday afternoon, Sheriff Chris Dickinson said.

He said they found the body on Ritter Road, which is in the southern part of the county in the Carolina community.

The name of the person has not been released.

Dickinson later confirmed investigators have one person in custody and are treating the death as a capital murder case.

Update - Investigators arrest capital murder suspect following body discovery in Itawamba County

Note: The map included with this article may not represent the exact location of discovery. The map is for general location purposes.

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