Officials investigating body discovered outside Prentiss

Published 12:32 pm Thursday, September 7, 2023

Workers discovered the body of a deceased black male at an oil well site off Whitesand Church Road just outside of Prentiss Wednesday morning. He died of apparent gun shot wounds.

The body has not been identified at this time and is considered a John Doe.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Department at 601-792-5169.

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