Police are asking the public's help identifying a body found today in the woods off River Road near the Biloxi River Estates.
The woman is white, about 35 to 45 years old, 5-foot-6-inches. She weighs about 225 pounds.
She has blond hair, blue eyes and a small tattoo on her right foot.
She was wearing a gold necklace with a pendant on it with the name "Pamela."
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Chief Alan Weatherford said the woman had been in the woods about 50 feet off the road for at least 24 hours. She was found by a resident of the area on a worn path in the woods.
Police are treating the death as a homicide, he said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Gulfport police at 868-5959 or Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-433-TIPS (8477).
SunHerald.com will update this story as details become available.