Body found in Jackson sent to medical examiner for cause of death

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Updated: Oct. 3, 2020 at 6:34 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - A body has been found near a Jackson street.

Police say the body was found near Jayne Avenue just after 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart said that the body is in an advanced stage of decomposition. It will be sent to the State Medical Examiner where the cause of death and identification will be investigated.

This is a developing story.

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