Wayne County Sheriff's Department investigating homicide - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Wayne County Sheriff's Department investigating homicide

WAYNE COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Wayne County Sheriff's Department is actively investigating a homicide that happened Friday. 

According to investigators, Michael Henderson was found on the side of the road along Old 45 Winchester Road inside a vehicle unresponsive around 4 p.m. 

Based on evidence found, the sheriff's department has ruled it as a homicide. Investigators said they don't want to release the nature of the evidence at this time to protect the integrity of the investigation. 

An autopsy on Henderson has been performed, but the department said they are not releasing his cause of death yet. 

The Wayne County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating leads. As the investigation progresses, they will release more information. 

There is a Crimestoppers reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest and conviction on this homicide. Anyone with information is asked to call 601-735-3801. 


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