Police in Jackson are awaiting the results of an autopsy as part of an investigation into the death of a woman whose nude body was found at a motel on the city's west side.
Authorities said a positive identification of the partially decomposed body has not been made.
Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart said the body was that of a white female possibly in her mid-20s or early 30s. Based on the state of the body's decomposition, the coroner estimated the woman died several days ago.
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Southern Miss looks to add a Conference USA tournament title to its regular season crown this week in Biloxi. The Golden Eagles (39-15, 23-6 C-USA) open tournament play against UAB on Wednesday at 4 p.m. inside MGM Park. "Certainly, this tournament it's no different than a regional atmosphere, that's what it's about,” said USM head coach Scott Berry.More >>