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Homeless man found dead; froze during ice storm, police say

The body was found in a wooded area.
The body was found in a wooded area.(WLBT)
Updated: Feb. 22, 2021 at 3:09 PM CST
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson police were called to an area on Greenway Drive where a body was found Monday morning.

The body was found in a wooded area between Walmart and Murphy USA on Greenway Drive. Officers were called to the area at 11:30 to investigate.

JPD spokesman Sam Brown said the body had no signs of trauma and appeared to freeze during the ice storm.

Brown says the victim was a homeless man and discovered by another homeless person Monday.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart said there is no sign of foul play.

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