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71-year-old man found dead at truck stop in Mississippi

Authorities say a 71-year-old man has been found dead at a truck stop in Mississippi.

Posted: Aug 28, 2018 10:00 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a 71-year-old man has been found dead at a truck stop in Mississippi.

The Hinds County Sheriff's Department told WAPT-TV that the man was found around 5 p.m. Monday in the back of an 18-wheeler at Petro Truck Stop. The name of the man has not been released.

Authorities did the release the cause of the man's death.

Investigators say the body might have been in the back of the trailer for more than two weeks.

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