Man found dead in Miss. River was suspect in Memphis woman’s death

Published: Sep. 6, 2023 at 5:08 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 8, 2023 at 4:40 PM CDT
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TUNICA CO., Miss. (WMC) - The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man whose body was found in the Mississippi River in late August.

The man has been identified as 50-year-old Mario Stewart of Memphis.

Deputies say the cause and manner of Stewart’s death are still under investigation.

According to the Memphis Police Department, Stewart was a suspect in the death of Jenny Harris-Selmon.

Police say she was killed in North Memphis on August 19.

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