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A body was found in a car in the West Union community Monday morning.

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 10:03 AM
Updated: Sep 10, 2018 7:18 PM

Update 09/10/18 3:17 p.m.

Union County Coroner Pam Bowman identifies the woman as 37-year-old Stephanie Killough. 

An autopsy will be performed. 

Update 09/10/18 2:57 p.m.

As of now, investigators are still trying to learn why a woman died in Union County. The woman is believed to be in her 30s.

Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards says officers believe the woman knew someone who lived near 1507 Highway 30.

"The neighbor heard a horn blowing and thought he might have heard a voice," the sheriff said.

The woman was found dead in a car in a driveway. Edwards says the victim did not have any visible wounds.

"We are not sure yet what the cause of death is, not calling it a homicide, but it was just suspicious," the sheriff added.

The woman's name has not been released at this time.

Update 09/10/18 11:47 a.m.

Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards says a neighbor found the woman in the car in a driveway. This is near 1507 Highway 30.

The neighbor was not sure if the woman was alive or dead. So the neighbor called 911.

The sheriff says investigators don't believe the woman lives in the area. A lot of questions remain. As of this moment, investigators are not officially calling this a homicide.

The woman's name has not been released at this time.

See the original post below.

UNION COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A body was found in a car in the West Union community Monday morning.

Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards says the car was found off Highway 30 sometime near 5 a.m.

He described the body as a female.

He says the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has been called in to help in the case.

A description of the vehicle was not given until next-of-kin have been notified.

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