Man’s body found under bridge on High Street

The coroner says the death appears to be natural.

Man’s body found under bridge on High Street
Body found under bridge (david kenney)

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson police are investigating the discovery of a body on High street.

The body was discovered lying in a ditch under the I-55 overpass just before 6:00 p.m.

Body found under bridge
Body found under bridge

According to Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart, it appears to be a black male in his 40′s. Grisham-Stewart says there were no signs of trauma and the death appears to be natural.

The man appears to be homeless and was not carrying any identification. Authorities will try to use fingerprints to identify him. They’ll also check missing persons reports to see if there are any matches.

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