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Body discovered in downtown Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg Police say a body was found Thursday at the 100 block of Buschmann Street in Hattiesburg.

Police say at 8:15 a.m. a call came in that an individual was found in the parking lot of The Bakery Building.

Police say there were no signs of foul play and the individual was wearing a wrist band that indicated the person had recently been a patient at a local medical center.

Authorities say the individual was a resident of the area and was believed to be traveling on foot when they died.

The body has been sent to Jackson for an autopsy.

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