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Authorities investigating body found in Laurel

Authorities are investigating a body that was found off Cook Avenue and 1st Street in Laurel. Authorities are investigating a body that was found off Cook Avenue and 1st Street in Laurel.
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

Authorities are investigating a body that was found off Cook Avenue and 1st Street in Laurel.

The call came in around 9:10 a.m. after someone spotted the body in a ditch behind the Cook Avenue Community Center.

The body was described as a white male and has been sent to Jackson for an autopsy.

The agency that responded to the incident was the Laurel Police Department. 

This is a developing story. We will continue to update this story as information becomes available. 

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