Farmer finds body in rural north Mississippi

December 2, 2016 in News

body-foundHOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) – A farmer driving a tractor in northern Mississippi has found a body that appears to have been shot multiple times.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports ( ) the body was found early Thursday north of U.S. Highway 72 in Marshall County, near the Benton County line.

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. The identity of the deceased person was not immediately released.