Preliminary report: Man found in Hub creek died of natural causes

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A preliminary autopsy report shows that a man whose body was found Friday night in Gordon's Creek near downtown Hattiesburg died of natural causes.

Police have identified the man as Marion Seward, 65.  They say he was homeless and had last been in the Forrest County Jail in early June.

A person searching for scrap metal discovered his body about a quarter-mile from Unetta Street.

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