Death investigation underway in Marion County

Death investigation underway in Marion County
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MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Officials confirmed that a body was found in northern Marion County Thursday. The body was discovered in the woods off Hwy 13 north.

Police do have a person of interest in custody for questioning at this time, but no charges have been filed.

The death investigation is ongoing and authorities are waiting on autopsy results from the medical examiner.

Officials are not identifying the person at this time, according to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall.

This is a developing story. We will update you as details become available.