Missing Walthall County man found dead behind home

COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) - The body of a Walthall County man reported missing Saturday was found behind his home Sunday

Authorities said Ronnie Vinet was reported missing by neighbors who had not seen him. Deputies went to Vinet's home at 276 Firetower Road Saturday evening and found the residence locked and the man's truck missing.

Deputies returned Sunday morning and found Vinet's body in the woods behind the home with his truck near by. S

Sheriff Duane Dillon said the death may be the result of natural causes, however, when they find anyone in that manner the death must be investigated and sent off for autopsy.

"We don't suspect any foul play. We haven't found any evidence of foul play, but this is just a matter of standard procedure that we will do an autopsy to rule out any suspicion," Dillon said.

The investigation is on going pending the results from the state crime lab.