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Body found in Jeff Davis County

JEFF DAVIS COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Maintenance workers discovered a body while working on a highway in Jeff Davis County.

The unidentified body was found in a wooded area along Mount Carmel Road about 7 miles outside of Prentiss.

County Coroner Jim Slater said the body was taken to Jackson for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Sheriff Ron Strickland was unavailable for comment.

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