BELZONI, MS (WLBT) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has cancelled the Silver Alert for 64-year-old Willie C. Purnell, also known as “Nor”, of Belzoni, located in Humphreys County. He has since been found.
According to Humphreys County Coroner Robert Ragland, Mr. Purnell was found dead in Humphreys County. Ragland was unable to give any additional information.
He was last seen January 2 at about 10 a.m. in the vicinity of the Zip Trip on Highway 49 in Humphreys County.
Purnell was described as a black man, five-feet-six-inches tall, weighing 160 pounds with greying hair and black eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue shirt and a gray sweater. He may be accompanied by an unknown person.