HPD conducting death investigation after body found near downtown

HPD conducting death investigation after body found near downtown

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a wooded area near downtown Saturday morning.

Details are incomplete, but police say the woman was white.

She was discovered in a wooded area off of Davis Street, behind the Hattiesburg Public Schools Administrative Offices.

Police arrived on scene around 10:45 a.m. and it was cleared in just under two hours.

The body is being sent to Jackson for autopsy.

Police don't know who she is and are asking for your help in identifying her. 
    
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