MBI investigating burned body found in Marion Co.

MBI investigating burned body found in Marion Co.
Sheriff Berkley Hall said the body and vehicle were found on Knoxo Road in the Kokomo community. (Source: Marion County Sheriff's Office)

MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Multiple agencies are investigating after a body was found inside a burned vehicle in Marion County on Friday morning.

Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle fire around 9:12 a.m. on Knoxo Road in the Kokomo community. Sheriff Berkley Hall said responding deputies and firefighters found a burned body inside the vehicle.

Hall said the person has not been identified, and the remains have been sent to the Mississippi Medical Examiner’s Office to determine cause of death.

The Mississippi State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are assisting in the case.

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