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Body of missing man found in Pearl River in Mississippi

Authorities say the body of a missing man has been found in a river in central Mississippi.

Posted: Jul 18, 2018 3:03 PM

CARTHAGE, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a missing man has been found in a river in central Mississippi.

Leake County Sheriff Greg Waggoner told WAPT-TV the body of 23-year-old Joshua Taylor was found Tuesday morning in the Pearl River. Taylor was reported missing Monday and last seen Saturday walking along the river.

Waggoner says an autopsy will be performed.

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