Body found in Alcorn County being investigated as a murder

From Alcorn County News:

The body of an unidentified male was found dead of a gunshot wound in rural Alcorn County near the Tishomingo County line early Sunday morning.

From the Alcorn County Sheriffs Department:

On Sunday May 1, 2022 at approximately 4:15 a.m. the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office received a call that a motorist had discovered a body in the roadway on County Road 182 in the Hopewell community.

Deputies and Investigators arrived on scene and discovered a black male with a gunshot wound deceased in the roadway. The case is being investigated as a homicide.

If anyone has any information please contact Inv. Caleb Marolt at the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office at 662-286-5521.

No information has been released about the identity of the deceased as of press time.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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