Coroner: Death of man found at car wash ruled natural

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - According to Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem, the body found early Saturday morning at the Red Arrow Car Wash building located at 909 Broadway Drive has been ruled natural causes.

The person was identified as Ronald Griffith, of Purvis who apparently had been living at the abandoned facility according to authorities.

Authorities responded to the scene around 7 a.m. this morning, and Griffith was pronounced dead at 7:33 a.m.

Klem stated that it appeared that Griffith had died sometime during the night of natural causes.