HPD: Man’s body found in creek along U.S. Hwy. 49

HPD: Man’s body found in creek along U.S. Hwy. 49
Just after 10 a.m. on Sept. 21, the Hattiesburg Police Department responded to the scene of U.S. Hwy. 49 for a report of a dead male.

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Just after 10 a.m. on Sept. 21, the Hattiesburg Police Department responded to the scene of U.S. Hwy. 49 for a report of a dead male. Upon arrival, they found a body in the creek alongside Service Drive.

Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict identified the man as 38-year-old Jason Spencer. Benedict said it appears Spencer fell down and hit his head.

This is a developing story.

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