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Man found dead inside Leake County home

Jason Hodges, 45, was reportedly hit by a car and killed while in his wheelchair Wednesday...
Jason Hodges, 45, was reportedly hit by a car and killed while in his wheelchair Wednesday night on Poplar Level Road.(Pexels)
Updated: Nov. 19, 2020 at 11:38 AM CST
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LEAKE CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Leake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man was found dead inside a home on Tuesday.

Deputies say a concerned person called them to the home located on Laurel Hill Road.

Sheriff Randy Atkinson says deputies found the body of 35-year-old Larrenzo Cooper after they entered the home.

Cooper’s death is pending an autopsy, but Sheriff Atkinson says it is being investigated as a homicide.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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