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Laurel man found dead on I-59 died of gunshot wound

Authorities have determined that a Laurel man found dead on Interstate-59 in Jasper County Saturday was shot to death.  27-year-old Daryl Hilton died of a gunshot wound, that's according to Jasper County Coroner Randy Graham, who said an autopsy was performed on Hilton's body today in Jackson.  

Saturday morning, Hilton's body was found just north of the Jones County line lying next to his SUV by a passing motorist.  The Mississippi Highway Patrol tells us that the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the Jasper County Sheriff's Department are investigating Hilton's death.

So far, the Jasper County Sheriff's Department has not commented on the case.  

 

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