Jones County resident found dead

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jones County resident that was missing since Sunday morning was found dead around 12 p.m. Monday.

According to the Jones County coroner, Ashley Clark, 30, was found dead in the woods about 600 yards away from her parents home.

The body has been sent to Jackson for an autopsy.  Deputies suspect no foul play, and the cause of death is unknown at this time.

Volunteers from all over the county searched for Clark in a wooded area behind her parents home located in the Soso community.

The department said Clark's parents said she possibly was under the influence of an unknown substance when she went into the woods.