Farmer finds body in rural north Mississippi

December 2, 2016 in News

HOLLY 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 […]

Body found in vehicle at Biloxi truck stop

August 14, 2015 in News

BILOXI, Mississippi (AP) — Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body in a vehicle parked at Love’s truck stop. Biloxi Police Chief John Miller says somebody walked around the […]

Body of 9-year-old Yazoo City girl recovered after being swept away in flash flood

April 8, 2014 in News, The Buzz, Uncategorized

YAZOO CITY, Mississippi (AP) — The body of a 9-year-old Yazoo City girl, who authorities say was swept away by weekend flash flood waters, was recovered late Monday, authorities said. […]

Man’s body found on school grounds

December 11, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Lt. James Massey said a man found dead on the grounds of an elementary school Sunday morning died of natural causes.

Massey said 50-year-old Sidney Jackson was found on the athletic field of Colmer Middle School at 3112 Eden Street in Pascagoula around 8:17 a.m.

Initially described as a “black male”, Jackson was later identified and an autopsy was performed by a local pathologist.

JSU security guard shot to death

September 24, 2012 in News, Police Report, Statewide News, Top Stories

A Jackson State University security guard was found dead in a city street early Saturday morning.

WLBT-TV reports 27-year-old Joseph Welch was shot five times, according to officials. Jackson police say Welch failed to show up for work at 10 p.m. Friday night.

Appeals court upholds sentence in fatal hit-and-run

June 8, 2012 in News, Police Report, Statewide News

News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land Man ran over 5-year-old getting off the school bus The Mississippi Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a man sentenced […]

Police: Man found dead after Greenville fire was shot to death

May 24, 2012 in News, Statewide News

News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land Body found near construction company Greenville police say a man was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound after firefighters extinguished […]

Body found in brush fire ruled homicide

April 12, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

JACKSON – (WLBT) Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart confirmed that the body found in a brush fire Wednesday morning is a homicide. She says the victim died of blunt force […]