Authorities investigating body found in Laurel

Authorities investigating body found 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.